When a guy's arm is around a girl's waist, and the hand of that arm awkwardly rests beside her if the guy is too afraid to place it on her thigh, butt, etc. Often confused with awkward arm
, but is not the same thing
Boy: "Dude, talk about an awkward hand when you were cuddling with Matt the other night!"
Girl: "I know! Someone needs to tell him to do something about that."