Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an adroit manner; with dexterity; readily; skilfully.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an adroit manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb Deftly; in an adroit manner.
  • adverb In a manner exhibiting skill at handling situations, particularly difficult situations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb with adroitness; in an adroit manner

Etymologies

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adroit +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Charlottesville would probably attract many more through travelers and if handled adroitly from a planning standpoint, that would represent a nice business proposition.

    Meadowcreek Debate: Lynch Responds at cvillenews.com

  • Coleman exploited the issue adroitly, never making it personal or disrespectful, but always mentioning the need for new ideas and fresh energy in Washington.

    The Good Fight

  • Coleman exploited the issue adroitly, never making it personal or disrespectful, but always mentioning the need for new ideas and fresh energy in Washington.

    The Good Fight

  • Coleman exploited the issue adroitly, never making it personal or disrespectful, but always mentioning the need for new ideas and fresh energy in Washington.

    The Good Fight

  • Definitely worth seeing for just the technical achievement in visuals and definiately for the 3-D, which I thoughts was handled adroitly.

    Avatar: The Good and The Bad

  • I adroitly delude myself that I have the know-how and Con cred to efficiently maximize my enjoyment, but my plans, without exception, get tossed shortly after I grab my badge.

    7 Reasons to Attend Worldcon

  • Ruddy claimed that there is no formal or business relationship with Trump but added, Trump realizes the great potential of Newsmax and has been using it very adroitly.

    Terry Krepel: Newsmax Gets Trumped

  • House Republicans adroitly shifted the debate's focus from how much to raise the debt ceiling to how much should spending be cut.

    The Debt-Ceiling Debate and 2012

  • Luckily the orchestra, under Lothar Koenigs, were playing so adroitly that the slipped dialogue and consequent collapse of surtitles in the prologue hardly mattered, expertly brought back on course by the nimble conductor.

    The Turn of the Screw; Ariadne auf Naxos; Les pêcheurs de perles; Mitsuko Uchida

  • It's not precisely SF, but it deploys SF tropes adroitly - not that it would matter if it didn't.

    MIND MELD: Non-Genre Books for Genre Readers

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