Definition of cloddishness in US English:

cloddishness

noun

  • See cloddish

    • ‘Alpha, the resident caveman, is played by Charlie Russo with the lumbering cloddishness popularly associated with prehistoric males.’
    • ‘Parker and Brett serve as a Laurel-and-Hardy-ish ongoing comic relief, grousing about the cloddishness of company policy and co-workers.’
    • ‘But the transparency and cloddishness of such a sudden lurch insulted a large segment of the population.’
    • ‘Sly has traded in his exploding arrows for a chocolate milk mustache, his waxy steroidism for cutesy cloddishness.’
    • ‘It was a horrible bit of thuggery, to be sure, but the sheer cloddishness of the crime soon overwhelmed the outrage.’