Definition of adroit in English:

adroit

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Pronunciation: /əˈdrɔɪt
 
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adjective

Derivatives

adroitly

adverb
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  • In Bril's Flight into Egypt the Holy Family is escorted by a solicitous herd of goats, amusingly and adroitly delineated.
  • If the outlines of this sketch were adroitly demarcated by the script, the vivid imagery is further enhanced thanks to performances that are spectacular triumphs for the actors.
  • The much-vaunted idea that Burns was ‘a hero-martyr of the working and peasant classes’ and scourge of the establishment is adroitly deflated.

Origin

mid 17th century: from French, from à droit 'according to right, properly'.

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