Definition of maladroit adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmæləˈdrɔɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmæləˈdrɔɪt//
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done without skill, especially in a way that annoys or offends people synonym clumsy Both parties are unhappy about the maladroit handling of the whole affair. Word Originlate 17th cent.: French.
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