English Vocabulary tips & definition with Gymglish.
Improve your English and try our online English lessons for free.


awkward: clumsy, unnatural; uncomfortable
Icarus is a brilliant accountant, but he is a little awkward socially. Whenever he talks to people, he turns red and starts choking.
(an) awkward (situation): (an) embarrassing, uncomfortable (situation)
awkwardly: ungracefully, clumsily, in an uncomfortable manner

Pronunciation examples
UK: Icarus is a brilliant accountant, but he's a little awkward socially.
US: My conversation with your mother was a bit awkward.

Going deeper...

Still having difficulties with 'Awkward' Test our online English lessons and receive a free level assessment!

Do you have smart way of remembering this rule? A tip to avoid making a mistake on 'Awkward'?
Share it with us!