|1.||[ adjective ] skillful (or showing skill) in adapting means to ends|
"cool prudence and sensitive selfishness along with quick perception of what is possible--these distinguish an adroit politician" "came up with a clever story" "an ingenious press agent"
|2.||[ adjective ] quick or skillful or adept in action or thought|
"an exceptionally adroit pianist" "an adroit technician" "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers" "an adroit negotiator"
|Related terms:||maladroit deft clean coordinated handy clever quick-witted light-fingered artful|