Adroit: Sentence Examples, Definition & Synonyms

Sentence Examples for “Adroit” 

Examples from the News for “Adroit”

The gravity of the moment does not mean being politically adroit is not important.

Source: New York Times, May 31, 2018

Keeping Baghdad from drifting toward radicalism, or further into Iran’s orbit, will require adroit maneuvering by the U.S. and regional allies.

Source: Wall Street Journal, May 15, 2018

Examples from Business for “Adroit”

As a matter of fact, Pfizer’s adroit tax accounting is featured in a textbook — “Financial Accounting: An Introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses,” now in its 14th edition.

Source: New York Times, Nov 13, 2015

Secondarily, adroit questioning enables you to pivot and switch emphasis, adjust the direction, and even unobtrusively change the focus of the conversation.

Source: Forbes, Jun 4, 2015

Examples from Science and Medicine for “Adroit”

It’s named after Federico Peña, a former mayor and lawyer whose adroitpolitical maneuvering helped to site both the airport and the rail line at their present location over 30 years ago.

Source: Scientific American, Jul 26, 2017

But as Bart Schultz argues in this adroit study, the ethical theories of these men, forged in a politically chaotic era, remain relevant in our own.

Source: Nature, Jun 5, 2017

Definition of “Adroit”

adj: quick or skillful or adept in action or thought

Synonyms for “

  • very able
  • skilled
  • adept
  • artful
  • deft
  • masterful
  • nimble
  • proficient
  • skillful
  • apt
  • clean
  • clever
  • crack
  • cunning
  • cute
  • desterous
  • expert
  • foxy
  • good
  • handy
  • hot tamale
  • ingenious
  • neat
  • nifty
  • on the ball
  • on the beam
  • quick on the trigger
  • quick on the uptake
  • quick-witted
  • savvy
  • sharp
  • slick
  • smart
  • up
  • up to speed
  • whiz
  • wizard