adroit

suomi-englanti sanakirja

adroit englannista suomeksi

  1. kätevä, näppärä, taitava

adroit englanniksi

  1. Deft, dexterous, or skillful.

  2. (quote-book), (w); and G. and J. Robinson, (w)|year=1803|page=2|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=itdFAQAAMAAJ&pg=RA2-PP6|oclc=4772793|passage=A ſimple lad, with a whip in one hand, and the other locked in the arm of a young girl, is ſo loſt in gaping aſtoniſhment, that an adroit branch of the family of the Filches is clearing his pockets of their contents.

  3. (quote-book), 62, (w); John Brooks, 421, (w)|year=1829|page=424|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=pbgHAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA424|oclc=5193115|passage=While the press has teemed with a thousand better modes of defending Christianity, unbelievers had been asleep all the while, and dreamed of no adroiter methods of attacking it: (..)

  4. (RQ:Melville Moby-Dick)

  5. (quote-book)

  6. (quote-book)|year=2012|page=308|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=yOykgSF3gCAC&pg=PA308|isbn=978-90-04-20858-2|passage=A person is called right-handed because his right hand is more adroit than his left; confronted by any task requiring precision of control, wielding a tennis racket or a pencil, the right-handed person uses his right hand. Similarly, as among lip, apex of the tongue and dorsum, it is apparent that the apex is the most adroit of the three. It is not surprising then that, as has often been remarked, the apical sounds are generally more frequent than the others.

  7. skilful, apt, skilled (possessing skill, skilled)