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awkward
British English: /ˈɔːkwəd/
American English: /ˈɔkwərd/

Translation of awkward in French:

adjective

  • 1 (not practical)
    (tool)
    peu commode
    (shape, design)
    difficile
    with this toothbrush you can get at all the awkward corners
    cette brosse à dents permet d'atteindre les endroits peu accessibles
    the room has awkward proportions
    la pièce a un agencement bizarre
    to be sitting in an awkward position
    être assis dans une position inconfortable
  • 3 (complicated, inconvenient)
    (arrangement, issue)
    compliqué, difficile
    (choice)
    difficile
    (moment, day)
    mal choisi
    at an awkward time
    au mauvais moment
    to make life awkward for somebody
    compliquer la vie à quelqu'un
    it's a bit awkward: I'm so busy
    c'est difficile: je suis si occupé
  • 5 (embarrassed)
    mal à l'aise, gêné
    to feel awkward about doing
    se sentir gêné de faire
    to feel/look awkward
    se sentir/avoir l'air mal à l'aise
  • 6 (uncooperative)
    (person)
    difficile (about à propos de)
    he's being awkward about the whole thing
    il n'est pas très coopératif dans cette affaire
    the awkward age the awkward squad (informal) (British English) [humorous]
    les empêcheurs de tourner en rond

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