Adroit Definition

ə-droit
adjective
adroiter, adroitest
Quick and skillful in body or mind; deft.
American Heritage
Skillful in a physical or mental way; clever; expert.
His adroit handling of an awkward situation.
Webster's New World
The definition of adroit is someone who is very skillful at doing something.
An Olympic Gold medalist in skiing is an example of someone who is adroit at skiing.
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Other Word Forms of Adroit

Adjective

Base Form:
adroit
Comparative:
adroiter
Superlative:
adroitest

Origin of Adroit

  • French from à droit à to (from Latin ad ad–) droit right (from Latin dīrēctus direct)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowed from French adroit.

    From Wiktionary

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