from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Chiefly British Left-handed.
- adj. Chiefly British Awkward; clumsy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. clumsy
- adj. left-handed
- adj. back-handed
But in the case of the many celebrities who have been so vociferous in their condemnation of this ultimately cack-handed and not even especially successful from a story point-of-view practice, are we quite so sympathetic?
He's also ed-in-chief of near-future sf webzine Futurismic, a learning fictioneer and poet, a reviewer of books, music and concerts, a cack-handed third guitarist for a fuzz-rock band, and in need of a proper haircut.
Then, unshakable in the belief that his rule was buttressed by a legitimacy not enjoyed by other authoritarian leaders journalists regularly come away from meeting him saying he is like no other regional leader, Bashar was initially unwilling to order the same level of force to be deployed against protestors as his father was, instead sending mixed messages of restraint to Syrian security forces whose cack-handed efforts only served to accelerate events.
But it's more than just his cack-handed stewardship of RBS.
Although we will know the top-line result – Romney's expected victory – very quickly, the final details of percentages and second places will take a little longer.5.34pm: After Mitt Romney avoided answering questions from journalists for more than a week, nothing spells "press conference now!" than the need to explain some cack-handed remarks about pink slips and the joy of firing.
Hindered, as he must feel, by Fergie and her cack-handed attempts to assist.
I will never forgive Blair and Brown for being so cack-handed, that the mostly sensible British electorate found Camoron a better choice than Labour...
Some people will always be offended by something, and there will always be some cack-handed idiot willing to “embrace” their point of view.
In fact some achieve greatness while also being cack-handed and cacophonous.
A more cack-handed effort you would struggle to find anywhere.