Definition of adroit
- an adroit leader
- adroit maneuvers
She is adroit at handling problems.
with an adroit flick of the wrist, flipped the omelet into the air and landed it squarely back in the pan
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First Known Use: 1652See Words from the same year
: very clever or skillful
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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