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    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
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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

maladroit== mal (bad) + adroit(skillful) therefore maladroit means person having no skill, he musta be clumsy.

this mnemonic is in hindi....as this word sound like..mala+ad(aaj)+roi+t........mala aaj roi thi because her boss scolded her for not working skillfully and carefully

mala +droit( its a french word for right hand ...)and right hand people are considered as skillful and clever........so mala is droit girl.

ADROIT means skilful but if a person is not skilled he is a MALADROIT.

mal(means bad at doing something)+adroit(means skilled) = Not skilled.

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