Example sentences for: awkwardly

How can you use “awkwardly” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Appearing on the first episode of Saturday Night Live in 1975, Kaufman stood awkwardly next to a turntable as the Mighty Mouse theme played, opening his mouth only to lip-sync the lyrics "Here I come to save the day."

  • The J30 was a car desperately trying to make a pretentious fashion statement, but it galumphed awkwardly in the real world of tires and asphalt.

  • "I think he's doing very well, Helen," the first lady responded, a bit awkwardly.

  • Tentatively, awkwardly, he reaches for the television remote control and taps it.

  • It conjures up the picture of someone boning up on his “word for the day’ just before attending a cocktail party and then awkwardly trying to steer the conversation in such a way that he can insert a word like paradigm, paragon , or parameter .

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