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Origin of maladroit
OTHER WORDS FROM maladroitmal·a·droit·ly, adverbmal·a·droit·ness, noun
Words nearby maladroit
Example sentences from the Web for maladroit
Mitt Romney has received much (deserved) criticism for his maladroit comments on the 9/11 embassy attacks.Obama's Foolish Embrace of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood|David Frum|September 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Yes, both are rich, socially maladroit, and from Massachusetts.Mitt Romney Limps Toward Republican Nomination With Super Tuesday Wins|Michelle Goldberg|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At Trinity College at the University of Toronto, he was even more socially maladroit.
Truly people here are extraordinarily maladroit in spite of the French wit!Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835|Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
Pacing slowly in her dark garden, Enid Crofton's pulse quickened at the recollection of those maladroit, hungry kisses.What Timmy Did|Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes
Might makes right, often enough in a maladroit fashion, but sometimes it comes as a real blessing.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets|Francis Miltoun
They swarmed loud, uncouth about the temple, their heads thickplotting under maladroit silk hats.Ulysses|James Joyce
That evening Camille drew Rose aside, and asked for an explanation of her "maladroit."White Lies|Charles Reade