Definition of clunky in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈklʌŋki

adjective (clunkier, clunkiest)

  • 1Solid, heavy, and old-fashioned: even last year’s laptops look clunky
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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.
  • 1.1(Of shoes) clumpy: clunky Dr Martens
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    • She plays a pregnant girl training to become a mechanic, and the clunky boots she's wearing today are being broken in for the shoot.
    • There was a click as his bedroom door opened and he strode into the room, wearing blue jeans, a black T-shirt, some clunky boots and a black handkerchief used as a headband.
    • Once spring and summer come to town, you need to swap your clunky boots and thick winter shoes and replace them with lighter, more breathable footwear.
  • 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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