maladroit etymology

French word maladroit comes from French adroit (Skilful, apt, skilled (possessing skill, skilled).), French mal-

Detailed word origin of maladroit

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
adroit French (fra) Skilful, apt, skilled (possessing skill, skilled).
mal- French (fra) Badly; wrongly. Denotes the opposite of the unprefixed form.
maladroit French (fra) Awkward; clumsy; maladroit.

Words with the same origin as maladroit

Descendants of adroit
Descendants of mal-
malaise malcommode malentendu malfaisant malfamé malfaçon malfaçonné malhabile malheureux malhonnête malhonnêtement malhonnêteté malingre malnutrition malodorant malpoli malpropre malsonnant maltraiter malvoyant