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ham-handed

mod. lacking dexterity; clumsy. If I wasn’t so ham-handed, I could probably fix the thing myself.
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What is being launched tomorrow is poorly planned, prematurely implemented and ham-handedly rolled out.
At other times it is ham-handedly partisan and polemical.
The Bush-era Galactica, with its election fraud, prison camps, insurgencies, and suicide bombings, was so ham-handedly focused on the present as to be the opposite of escape--a motionless immersion in the present's most narcissistic fantasies of powerlessness.
While we can certainly appreciate the remarks that Archbishop O'Brien has recently made concerning the disposition of nuclear weapons, we cannot forget that this is the same man who, as archbishop for the military, ham-handedly tried to ensure that Fr.
Now, they do this rather ham-handedly, I must admit, but at the same time if you really think about this, Senator Webb has released Yettaw, he has seen General Then Shwe, he has seen Suu Kyi," he told Al Jazeera.
She was, of course, in a very subjective manner, talking about the glitz and the high-rises in the Desert Dream (it was one in a long line of newspaper reports that ham-handedly trashed Dubai for daring to think out of C the bin).