Saturday, March 24, 2012
Definitions for adroit
- Cleverly skillful, resourceful, or ingenious.
- Expert or nimble in the use of the hands or body.
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Citations for adroit
He knows that Jory is handsome, talented, and most of all, adroit. Bart is not adroit at anything but pretending.
It requires finesse. She was very adroit — oh, very adroit — but Hercule Poirot, my good George, is of a cleverness quite exceptional.
Origin of adroit
Adroit is from the Old French meaning "elegant, skillful" from the roots a- meaning "increase" and droit meaning "correct."