awkward shape; either too large or too weighty to carry.

usually assocated with something unwieldly
The artist formally known as Moyesyside has a knob shaped like a kelloggs cornflake box, its very cumbersome
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Burdensome; troublesome; difficult to handle because of weight or bulk
The drinks trolley for level 11 was so cumbersome that the wheel broke under heavy cornering by Vlad
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A fancy word literary snobs like to use instead of complicated when referring to sentence structure.

The word gets very annoying when used over and over again.
Teacher: "Don't end your sentences in prepositions, but make sure your sentences aren't cumbersome."
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overbearing, dis-tastful, lame. Points may be issued for acts falling under these criteria and gear will be worn to meat's every other Friday.

Also, a bad seven mary three song.
Mario has recieved multiple points this week for his cumbersome remarks and acts. He will be wearing gear this Friday.
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