Definition of unskillfully in US English:


(British unskilfully)


  • See unskillful

    • ‘At one point the nurse left the room, leaving the dentist to rather unskillfully wield both drill and suction device.’
    • ‘They unskillfully threw punches at each other.’
    • ‘It is in a cellar, decorated not unskilfully by a graffiti artist.’
    • ‘Deftly, his fingers began to thread the tie around his neck, unskillfully.’
    • ‘The congregation, who had been expecting an unskillfully played favorite hymn of Ruth's, was in hushed amazement, for it was a technically demanding piece.’