Ham-handed



[ham-han-did] /ˈhæmˈhæn dɪd/

adjective
1.
clumsy, inept, or heavy-handed:
a ham-handed approach to dealing with people that hurts a lot of feelings.

adjective

Crude and clumsy; lacking in finesse: his hamfisted approach to a delicate matter ( first form 1918+, second 1928+)

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