adroit etymology

French word adroit comes from French droiture (Rectitude, uprightness, honesty.), French à

Detailed word origin of adroit

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
droiture French (fra) Rectitude, uprightness, honesty.
à French (fra) (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed). (cuisine) cooked in or with. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for. At (said of a particular time). At, in, on (said of a particular place). By. Of [...]
adroit French (fra) Skilful, apt, skilled (possessing skill, skilled).

Words with the same origin as adroit

Descendants of à
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