Etymology
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maladroit (adj.)

"not dexterous, clumsy, awkward," 1670s (implied in maladroitly), from mal- + adroit. Related: Maladroitness.

updated on November 06, 2018

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Definitions of maladroit from WordNet

maladroit (adj.)
not adroit;
a maladroit translation
maladroit propaganda
a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve
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