- Even the most clever, adroit, and skillful legislature cannot achieve zero risk in human affairs.
- My hands are bigger, and more adroit, with nimble fingers that can tie shoes, unwrap candies, and get the sand out from between my toes before we leave the beach.
- The adroit and intelligent use of other men's work, says Prodwit, ‘leads to public applause and adequate remuneration.’
Mid 17th century: from French, from à droit 'according to right, properly'.
This is an adoption from French, from the phrase à droit ‘according to right’, ‘properly’.
Words that rhyme with adroitdacoit, Detroit, doit, droit, exploit, maladroit, quoit
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