awkward, clumsy. N. and V.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • Ungain — Un*gain , a. [OE. ungein. See {Ungainly}.] Ungainly; clumsy; awkward; also, troublesome; inconvenient. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Beau. & Pl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ungain — un·gain …   English syllables

  • ungain — |ən|gān adjective Etymology: Middle English ungeyn, from un (I) + geyn gain more at gain (direct) 1. dialect Britain a. : hard to reach or do …   Useful english dictionary

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