Mitt Romney has received much (deserved) criticism for his maladroit comments on the 9/11 embassy attacks.
Might makes right, often enough in a maladroit fashion, but sometimes it comes as a real blessing.
He had been maladroit, he thought, had lost his presence of mind.
But his performances are so ridiculously "maladroit," that the spectators only laugh at him.
Tipped over by no maladroit handling of corkscrew, but downright deliberate intention!
maladroit, mal-a-droit′, adj. not dexterous: unskilful: clumsy.
There were moments during coffee which reminded him of the maladroit hospitalities of the Five Towns.
Naudé does not neglect to censure Cardan for his maladroit attempts to read the future.
He proceeded honestly to pay it, but with a maladroit manner, as one unaccustomed to the currency.
The strife which had begun between the poet and the maladroit agents of the Great Frederick was becoming serious.