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Definition 1: not adroit - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where maladroit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve
  • a maladroit translation
  • maladroit propaganda

(maladroit is similar to ...) lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands

"a bumbling mechanic" "a bungling performance" "ham-handed governmental interference" "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"

(maladroit is similar to ...) revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse

"an inept remark" "it was tactless to bring up those disagreeable"

(maladroit is similar to ...) lacking the skillful and effective interaction of muscle movements

"his movements are uncoordinated" "an uncoordinated toddler"

(maladroit is similar to ...) (of a person) lacking mechanical skills

(means also ...) lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance

"an awkward dancer" "an awkward gesture" "too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes" "his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot"

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