Definition of Maladroit

1. Adjective. Not adroit. "Maladroit propaganda"




Definition of Maladroit

1. a. Of a quality opposed to adroitness; clumsy; awkward; unskillful.

Definition of Maladroit

1. Adjective. inept; clumsy; awkward; not adroit ¹

2. Noun. Somebody who is inept, or lacking in skill, or talent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maladroit

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maladroit

maladdress
maladie
maladie de Roger
maladie des jambes
maladies
maladious
maladjusted
maladjustive
maladjustment
maladjustments
maladminister
maladministered
maladministers
maladministration
maladministrations
maladroit (current term)
maladroitly
maladroitness
maladroitnesses
maladroits
malady
malagma
malaguena
malaguenas
malagueta
malaguetas
malahini
malaise
malaised
malaises

Literary usage of Maladroit

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1. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"La maladresse du chirurgien fut II cause de sa mort, thé unskilfulness of the >ur.;t4>n caused his death. maladroit, E, adj. awkward; clumsy. ..."

2. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1899)
"He asked a thousand pardons of Madame la Duchesse for being so maladroit. " maladroit! et tr&s maladroit, Monsieur," says Stenio, curling his moustache. ..."

3. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"He asked a thousand pardons of Madame la Duchesse for being so maladroit. " maladroit ! et très maladroit, monsieur," says Stenio, ..."

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