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cack-handed Explained

cack-handed at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj BrE informal [Date: 1800-1900; Origin: Perhaps from Old Norse keikr 'bent backwards']// careless and tending to drop things, or badly done// clumsy//

cack-handed at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective
(BrE, informal, disapproving) a cack-handed person often drops or breaks things or does things badly

cack-handed at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: compound » cack|handed|gloss1=excrement.

Adjective

Inter: en-adj » head=cack-handed
  • clumsy
    1. left-handed
    2. back-handed


    Translation: et » cack-handed
    Translation: el » cack-handed
    Translation: sh » cack-handed
    Translation: vi » cack-handed