shambly


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shambly

(ˈʃæmblɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
characterized by awkward, lazy, or unsteady movements, esp in walking
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In fact, I had a bit of a westerner's reluctance to praise anything on the Atlantic, but it didn't take long to fall for dunes and fishing boats and churches made into libraries and homes made into art galleries and the summer thrum of New York transplanted to narrow, shambly streets and the quiet, healing expanse of winter, when woods and shores and bars are returned to us, the year-rounders.
She apologised for being "a little shambly.'' Between making plans for her July wedding in Colorado and keeping the jewellery business growing, she's got a lot on her plate.
Although The Rachel Maddow Show is probably the second most painstakingly written news show ever, she reads her script in a deliberately shambly way that feels down-to-earth.