Definition of adroit:
clever, ingenious, ability, nimble-fingered, knowledge, clean, keen, dextrous, study atdexterous, bright, good, cunning, handy, coordinated, happy, light-fingered, knowing, quick-witted, dexterous, skilful, deft, slick, intellectual, gifted, neat.
- facile (part of speech: adjective)
- expert (part of speech: adjective)
- skillful (part of speech: adjective)
- stylish (part of speech: adjective)
witty (part of speech: adjective)
- "Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life", Ann S. Stephens.
If chance had put this volume apart from the rest, and had left it open at the precise page where la Peyrade found it marked, it must be owned that, after what had passed between himself and the countess, chance can sometimes seem clever and adroit.- "The Lesser Bourgeoisie", Honore de Balzac.
The adroit de Vergennes replied that the government had already dispatched a courier to direct Franklin to remain at Nantes; but since they knew neither the time of his departure nor his route, the message might not reach him.- "Benjamin Franklin", John Torrey Morse, Jr..