Definition of clunky in English:

clunky

Syllabification: clunk·y
Pronunciation: /ˈkləNGkē
 
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adjective (clunkier, clunkiest)

informal
  • 1Awkwardly solid, heavy, and outdated: even last year’s laptops look clunky clunky brown shoes figurative surprisingly clunky comedy
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    • I have to learn this old-fashioned clunky hardware.
    • They have created a keyboard that's clunky, loud and heavy.
    • Installed on a laptop, it takes the place of many pieces of antiquated and clunky video gear that were formerly needed to ensure high quality video recording.
  • 2Making a clunking sound: clunky conveyor belts
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    • Every sound is, at once, clunky and substantial.
    • Her nose twitched slightly as she walked forward, her clunky metal heels hitting the concrete with a sharp clicking sound.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody