awkwardly

All Adverb
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  • Neither of them said anything to her, so she awkwardly went to bed.
  • He had turned towards the door when a thought struck him and he turned back rather awkwardly. Cited from The Making of a Soul, by Kathlyn Rhodes
  • Two minutes later a man on his right kicked awkwardly against his foot. Cited from The Laird's Luck and Other Fireside Tales, by Arthur Quiller-Couch ["Q"]
  • They awkwardly introduce each other by their stage name, and their real names.
  • He spoke and wrote his own language so seldom that it came to him awkwardly. Cited from My Antonia, by Willa Sibert Cather
  • When they did run, it was awkwardly and with short steps in a straight line.
  • The young man laid down his bag and took her hand awkwardly. Cited from The Next of Kin, by Nellie L. McClung
  • She stood there awkwardly, feeling herself suspended till this woman should take notice of her. Cited from The Judge, by Rebecca West
  • She awkwardly seated herself in the chair Young had placed for her near him. Cited from Tess of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
  • Yet they seemed hardly to notice him when he slid awkwardly into his chair. Cited from The Seeker, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Slowly two small figures pushed their way awkwardly into the room. Cited from McClure's Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 1, May 1908, by Various
  • After a brief conversation about her making him worry about her, they stand awkwardly.
  • He came in rather awkwardly, as though not sure whether he would be welcomed. Cited from The Lost Stradivarius, by John Meade Falkner
  • At first he held it awkwardly, yet he looked at it with shining eyes. Cited from Everychild, by Louis Dodge
  • He produced his pipe and tobacco, but he used his right hand awkwardly. Cited from The Wings of the Morning, by Louis Tracy
  • He put out both hands and took them awkwardly. Cited from Tiverton Tales, by Alice Brown
  • He was the father of seven, and was awkwardly seated upon three of them. Cited from "Wee Tim'rous Beasties", by Douglas English
  • As he stood holding the bag awkwardly before her she inclined her head. Cited from The Letter of the Contract, by Basil King
  • The scientific manager got up on his feet rather awkwardly. Cited from Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents, by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • They walked, rather awkwardly silent, the few hundred yards to the hotel. Cited from Joanna Godden, by Sheila Kaye-Smith
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Meaning of awkwardly

  • adverb In an awkward manner
    he bent awkwardly