Antonyms of adj maladroit

1 sense of maladroit

Sense 1
maladroit (vs. adroit) -- (not adroit; "a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve"; "a maladroit translation"; "maladroit propaganda")

adroit (vs. maladroit) -- (quick or skillful or adept in action or thought; "an exceptionally adroit pianist"; "an adroit technician"; "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers"; "an adroit negotiator")
        => clean, neat -- (free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed; "he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"; "a clean throw"; "the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife")
        => clever, cunning, ingenious -- (showing inventiveness and skill; "a clever gadget"; "the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"; "an ingenious solution to the problem")
        => coordinated, co-ordinated -- (being dexterous in the use of more than one set of muscle movements; "she was usually good with her hands and well coordinated"- Mary McCarthy)
        => deft, dexterous, dextrous -- (skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands; "a deft waiter"; "deft fingers massaged her face"; "dexterous of hand and inventive of mind")
        => handy -- (skillful with the hands; "handy with an axe")
        => light-fingered, nimble-fingered -- (having nimble fingers literally or figuratively; especially for stealing or picking pockets; "a light-fingered burglar who can crack the combination of a bank vault"- Harry Hansen; "the light-fingered thoughtfulness...of the most civilized playwright of the era"- Time)
        => quick-witted -- (mentally nimble and resourceful; "quick-witted debater"; "saved an embarrassing situation with quick-witted tact")

Similarity of adj maladroit

1 sense of maladroit

Sense 1
maladroit (vs. adroit) -- (not adroit; "a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve"; "a maladroit translation"; "maladroit propaganda")
       => bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, left-handed -- (lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands; "a bumbling mechanic"; "a bungling performance"; "ham-handed governmental interference"; "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse)
       => inept, tactless -- (revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse; "an inept remark"; "it was tactless to bring up those disagreeable")
       => uncoordinated -- (lacking the skillful and effective interaction of muscle movements; "his movements are uncoordinated"; "an uncoordinated toddler")
       => unmechanical, nonmechanical -- ((of a person) lacking mechanical skills)
          Also See-> awkward#2

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