Meaning of maladroit

mal•a•droit

Pronunciation: (mal"u-droit'), [key]
— adj.
  1. lacking in adroitness; unskillful; awkward; bungling; tactless: to handle a diplomatic crisis in a very maladroit way.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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