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butterfingered


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Butter-fingered  \But"ter-fin`gered\,  a. 
  Apt  to  let  things  fall,  or  to  let  them  slip  away  slippery; 
  careless. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  butterfingered 
  adj  :  not  skillful  in  physical  movement  especially  with  the  hands; 
  "a  bumbling  mechanic";  "a  bungling  performance"; 
  "ham-handed  governmental  interference";  "could  scarcely 
  empty  a  scuttle  of  ashes,  so  handless  was  the  poor 
  creature"-  Mary  H.  Vorse  [syn:  {bumbling},  {bungling}, 
  {ham-fisted},  {ham-handed},  {handless},  {heavy-handed}, 
  {left-handed}] 




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