WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
un•wield•y /ʌnˈwildi/USA pronunciation   adj.,  -i•er, -i•est. 
  1. used, handled, or managed with difficulty because of size, shape, weight, or complexity:an unwieldy load of scrap iron; an unwieldy bureaucracy.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
un•wield•y  (un wēldē),USA pronunciation adj.,  -wield•i•er, -wield•i•est. 
  1. not wieldy;
    wielded with difficulty;
    not readily handled or managed in use or action, as from size, shape, or weight;
Also,  un•wieldly.  un•wieldi•ly, adv. 
un•wieldi•ness, n. 
  • Middle English unweldy. See un-1, wieldy 1350–1400
    bulky, unmanageable, clumsy.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

unwieldy /ʌnˈwiːldɪ/, unwieldly adj
  1. too heavy, large, or awkwardly shaped to be easily handled
  2. ungainly; clumsy

unˈwieldily, unˈwieldlily adv unˈwieldiness, unˈwieldliness n

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