Adroit meaning

ə-droit
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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Skillful in a physical or mental way; clever; expert.

His adroit handling of an awkward situation.

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Quick and skillful in body or mind; deft.
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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