Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: inept
IPA transcription: [,ɪn'ɛpt]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosen
    Meaning: not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"
  • Synonyms: feckless, inept
    Meaning: generally incompetent and ineffectual; "feckless attempts to repair the plumbing"; "inept handling of the account"
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