Definitions For Awkward


  • Socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner
  • Causing inconvenience
  • Hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
  • Not elegant or graceful in expression
  • Difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape


  • Lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance

Is Awkward a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Awkward is worth 18 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Awkward in a Sentence

  • She is awkward at dancing.
  • He had large feet and his walk was awkward and ungainly.
  • The story contained some awkward writing.

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Antonyms for Awkward

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