awkward translation | English-French dictionary

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awkward

  

      adj  
   (=clumsy)  
[person, gesture]  
gauche, maladroit (e)     
→ Amy made an awkward gesture with her hands.        
awkward to carry      peu pratique à porter  
→ It was small, but very awkward to carry.        
→ The machine was very awkward to use.        
   (=inconvenient, difficult)  
[time]  
peu opportun (e)     
[age]  
ingrat (e)     
at an awkward time      à un moment peu opportun  
he's at an awkward age      il est dans l'âge ingrat  
to be awkward for sb to do sth, It's a bit awkward for me to come and see you.      Ce n'est pas très pratique pour moi de venir vous voir.  
   (=embarrassing)  
[question, situation]  
gênant (e)     
→ He asked a lot of awkward questions.        
an awkward situation      une situation délicate  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
awkward adj.
1. maladroit 2. gênant 3. délicat

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
âge ingrat
n.
moment délicat
n.
faux mouvement
n.
position délicate
n.
situation délicate
exp.
peu pratique à porter
adj.
difficile à utiliser
exp.
une situation délicate
adj.
plutôt gênant
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