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Word of the Day 02/26/18 Maladroit

Maladroit (adjective)
maladroit [mal-uh-droit]


adjective
1. lacking in adroitness; unskillful; awkward; bungling; tactless: to handle a diplomatic crisis in a very maladroit way.

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clumsy, inept; gauche.

Origin: 1665-75; < French, Middle French; see mal-, adroit

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