maladroit


maladroit

adjective

Definition of MALADROIT

1
lacking or showing a lack of nimbleness in using one's hands <some maladroit steering on her part caused the bicycle to go crashing into the bushes>
Antonyms deft, dexterous (also dextrous), handy, sure-handed
2
showing or marked by a lack of skill and tact (as in dealing with a situation) <the socially maladroit young man often has a difficult time meeting new people>
Antonyms adroit, deft, dexterous (also dextrous), facile

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