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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Awkward and clumsy.

Usage examples (38)
  • The child was unusually maladroit on the playing field today.
  • A maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve
  • Adjective : to handle a diplomatic crisis in a very maladroit way
  • We sometimes refer to this kind of behavioral mistake as "maladroit". for more
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