Meaning of “adroit” in the English Dictionary

"adroit" in British English

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adroitadjective

uk /əˈdrɔɪt/ us /əˈdrɔɪt/
adroitly
adverb uk /əˈdrɔɪt.li/ us /əˈdrɔɪt.li/

She adroitly avoided the question.
He adroitly slipped the money into his pocket.
adroitness
noun [ U ] uk /əˈdrɔɪt.nəs/ us /əˈdrɔɪt.nəs/

(Definition of “adroit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"adroit" in American English

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adroitadjective

us /əˈdrɔɪt/

very skillful and quick in the way you think or move:

She became adroit at dealing with difficult people.
adroitly
adverb us /əˈdrɔɪt·li/

He adroitly slid the money into his pocket.

(Definition of “adroit” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)