What does the word adroit mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Skilful; dexterous.

Usage examples for adroit

  1. He, too, sprang over the rail, but, nearing the beach, a justly enraged providence intervened and he was bitten neatly in two by a famished and adroit shark. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson
  2. I think you will come to some understanding, by that simple experiment, of the difference between an adroit artisan's bag of tricks and the lofty sincerity and passion of a first- rate artist. – A Book of Prefaces by H. L. Mencken