Clumsy vs Ridiculous - What's the difference?

clumsy | ridiculous |


As adjectives the difference between clumsy and ridiculous

is that clumsy is awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous while ridiculous is deserving of ridicule; foolish; absurd.

As a noun clumsy

is a person.

clumsy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous
  • He's very clumsy . I wouldn't trust him with carrying the dishes.
  • Not elegant or well-planned, lacking tact or subtlety
  • It is a clumsy solution, but it might work for now.
    What a clumsy joke...
  • awkward or inefficient in use or construction, difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
  • Noun

    (clumsies)
  • A person.
  • Synonyms

    * butterfingers * klutz

    See also

    * clumsies

    Anagrams

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    ridiculous

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l) * (l)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Deserving of ridicule; foolish; absurd.
  • That hairstyle looks ridiculous .
    It's ridiculous to charge so much for a little souvenir.

    Synonyms

    * silly * willy nilly * frivolous * goofy * funny * humorous * absurd * odd * surreal * unreasonable * See also

    Antonyms

    * straightforward * serious * somber * solemn

    Derived terms

    * ridic * ridiculousness