malhabile etymology

French word malhabile comes from French habile (Adroit, skillful. Slick, nifty.), French mal-

Detailed word origin of malhabile

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
habile French (fra) Adroit, skillful. Slick, nifty.
mal- French (fra) Badly; wrongly. Denotes the opposite of the unprefixed form.
malhabile French (fra) Clumsy.

Words with the same origin as malhabile

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