HyperDic: adroit

English > 1 sense of the word adroit:
ADJECTIVEalladroitquick or skillful or adept in action or thought
adroit > pronunciation
RhymesDetroit ... maladroit: 4 rhymes with oyt...
English > adroit: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningQuick 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"
Narrowerclean, neatFree from clumsiness
clever, cunning, ingeniousshowing inventiveness and skill
coordinated, co-ordinateddexterous in the use of more than one set of muscle movements
deft, dexterous, dextrousSkillful in physical movements
handySkillful with the hands
light-fingered, nimble-fingeredHaving nimble fingers literally or figuratively
quick-wittedmentally nimble and resourceful
See alsoartfulmarked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft
Oppositemaladroitnot adroit
Spanishdiestro, hábil
Catalandestre, hàbil, manyós
Nounsadroitnessskillful performance or ability without difficulty
Adverbsadroitlywith adroitness

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