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English definition of “maladroit”


adjective     /ˌmæl.əˈdrɔɪt/ formal
awkward in movement or unskilled in behaviour or action : She can be a little maladroit in social situations .Inability and awkwardness maladroitly     /-li/ adverb Inability and awkwardness maladroitness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Inability and awkwardness
(Definition of maladroit adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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