- The definition of maladroit is awkward or showing a lack of skills.
An example of a maladroit person is an employee who cannot accomplish the simplest tasks of the job.
- Maladroit is defined as a person with a lack of skills.
An example of a maladroit is a person who cannot perform even very simple tasks.
Origin of maladroitFr: see mal- and amp; adroit
Origin of maladroitFrench : mal-, mal- + adroit, adroit; see adroit.
(comparative more maladroit, superlative most maladroit)
- Somebody who is inept, or lacking in skill, or talent.