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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands;
- Example: "a bumbling mechanic"
- Example: "a bungling performance"
- Example: "ham-handed governmental interference"
- Example: "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse
[syn: bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, left-handed]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

butterfingered \but"ter*fin`gered\, Butter-fingered \But"ter-fin`gered\, a. Apt to let things fall, or to let them slip away; not skillful in using the hands; slippery; careless. Syn: bumbling, bungling, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, left-handed. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

butterfingered adj 1: lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands; "a bumbling mechanic"; "a bungling performance"; "ham-handed governmental interference"; "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse [syn: bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, left-handed]