Definition of maladroit in English:

maladroit

Syllabification: mal·a·droit
Pronunciation: /ˌmaləˈdroit
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

maladroitly

adverb
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  • I groaned internally as I recalled the plane ride where I had maladroitly gotten sick all over Ross.
  • Legalist institutions that manage that pursuit maladroitly are ultimately swept away.
  • Small-scale land restitution to those who could prove they owned it before 1947 has been maladroitly handled.

maladroitness

noun
More example sentences
  • Unfortunately it appears that Mr Rahman's maladroitness precedes him.
  • Not only is the moment not particularly funny, its maladroitness ruins any momentum the film had been building.
  • Mishaps and maladroitness end in pairing for all, as their love ‘started in eternity and will last till doomsday’.

Origin

late 17th century: French.

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