Synonyms of maladroit in English:


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1‘both men are unhappy about the maladroit way the matter has been handled’

bungling, awkward, inept, clumsy, bumbling, incompetent, unskilful, heavy-handed, ungainly, inelegant, inexpert, graceless, ungraceful, gauche, unhandy, uncoordinated, gawky, cloddish, clodhopping, flat-footed, lumbering
like a bull in a china shop, tactless, insensitive, thoughtless, inconsiderate, undiplomatic, impolitic, injudicious
British all fingers and thumbs
informal butterfingered, ham-fisted, ham-handed, cack-handed
archaic lubberly

adroit, skilful