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



BrE BrE//əˈdrɔɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈdrɔɪt//
(formal) Clever
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skilful and clever, especially in dealing with people synonym skilful an adroit negotiator See related entries: Clever Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from French, from à droit ‘according to right, properly’.
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