- 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.
maladroit definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Fr: see mal- and amp; adroit
maladroit definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: French : mal-, mal- + adroit, adroit; see adroit.
- malˌa·droitˈly adverb
- malˌa·droitˈness noun