Definition of maladroit:
bungling, impolitic, clownish, left-handed, boorish, gawky, uncouth, nonmechanical, untactful, someone couldn't do something if they tried, ham-handed, awful, uncoordinated, incapable, helpless, unskilful, rough, ham-fisted, botched, ungraceful, gauche, unskillful, undiplomatic, inexpert, poor, gauche, clumsy, awkward, unpolitic, no good, handless, unmechanical, courtesy, brash, ability, incompetent, inept, fumbled, amateur, lumpish, graceless, study at awkward, ungainly, cack-handed, unhandy, klutzy, indelicate, bumbling, butterfingered, heavy-handed, tactless.
Had he stopped dead in mid- stream and asserted his cause with a like mental force, claiming her and her sins to himself with the courage of a confident love, he would have undone the harm of his maladroit pleading in the porch.- "A Romance of Wastdale", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.
The matter might have ended there for the moment had not the President of the Assembly given a somewhat maladroit twist to the discussion when the King mentioned Beliani's efforts with regard to an Austrian loan.- "A Son of the Immortals", Louis Tracy.
But Salmoros, man of the world and philosopher as he was, did not indicate by a flickering of the eyelid that he took the slightest notice of these small pinpricks, delivered by a maladroit, but not hostile hand.- "The Intriguers", William Le Queux.