Definition of maladroitly in US English:

maladroitly

adverb

  • See maladroit

    • ‘Aida walked maladroitly to a couch and sat down, slipping his sandals off his feet.’
    • ‘Legalist institutions that manage that pursuit maladroitly are ultimately swept away.’
    • ‘Small-scale land restitution to those who could prove they owned it before 1947 has been maladroitly handled.’
    • ‘We should not be guided by how to get the United States out of the quagmire it has so maladroitly manufactured.’
    • ‘I groaned internally as I recalled the plane ride where I had maladroitly gotten sick all over Ross.’

Pronunciation

maladroitly

/ˌmaləˈdroitlē//ˌmæləˈdrɔɪtli/