maladroit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word maladroit

(adj) not adroit
Example Sentence
  • a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve
  • a maladroit translation
  • maladroit propaganda

Memory aid to help you memorize this

mal(means bad at doing something)+adroit(it means skillful ).......and someone who is bad at skills in his known area ,considered a maladroit person
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maladroit== mal (bad) + adroit(skillful) therefore maladroit means person having no skill, he musta be clumsy.
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this mnemonic is in this word sound like..mala+ad(aaj)+roi+t........mala aaj roi thi because her boss scolded her for not working skillfully and carefully
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mala +droit( its a french word for right hand ...)and right hand people are considered as skillful and mala is droit girl.
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ADROIT means skilful but if a person is not skilled he is a MALADROIT.
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mal(means bad at doing something)+adroit(means skilled) = Not skilled.
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