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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (clumsy)goffo, impacciato, sgraziato agg
 The boy was so awkward that he kept knocking things over.
 Il ragazzo era talmente goffo (or: impacciato) (or:sgraziato) che continuava a inciampare sopra le cose.
awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (troublesome)difficile, problematico, complicato, arduo agg
 My nephew is entering that awkward stage of adolescence.
 Mio nipote sta per affrontare la difficile (or: problematica) (or: ardua) (or: complicata) età dell'adolescenza.
awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (uncomfortable, delicate)imbarazzante agg
  scomodo, difficile agg
 I had an awkward conversation with my ex-girlfriend.
 Ho avuto una conversazione imbarazzante con la mia ex ragazza.
awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (situation: difficult)delicato, difficile, problematico agg
  imbarazzante agg
 I never know what to do in these awkward social situations.
 Non so mai cosa fare in queste situazioni sociali delicate.
 
Additional Translations
awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (cumbersome, ill-fitting)scomodo, disagevole, fastidioso agg
 The diving equipment felt awkward when he wore it for the first time.
 L'attrezzatura subacquea gli è sembrata scomoda (or: disagevole) (or: fastidiosa) quando l'ha provata per la prima volta.
awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (requiring care, hazardous)rischioso, pericoloso agg
 Our attempt to move the heavy sofa led to an awkward trip down the stairs.
 Per cercare di portare via il pesante divano abbiamo fatto un tragitto rischioso lungo le scale.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
awkward silence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (embarrassed pause in conversation)  (durante dialogo)silenzio imbarazzante nm
awkward situation nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (predicament)situazione delicata nf
put [sb] in an awkward position v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (cause [sb] social embarrassment)mettere qn in una situazione imbarazzante
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