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Synonyms for adroit

Synonyms for (adjective) adroit

Synonyms: adroit Definition: quick or skillful or adept in action or thought Usage: an exceptionally adroit pianist; an adroit technician; his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers; an adroit negotiator

Similar words: clean, neat Definition: free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed Usage: he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek; a clean throw; the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife

Similar words: cunning, clever, ingenious Definition: showing inventiveness and skill Usage: a clever gadget; the cunning maneuvers leading to his success; an ingenious solution to the problem

Similar words: co-ordinated, coordinated Definition: being dexterous in the use of more than one set of muscle movements Usage: she was usually good with her hands and well coordinated- Mary McCarthy

Similar words: deft, dexterous, dextrous Definition: skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands Usage: a deft waiter; deft fingers massaged her face; dexterous of hand and inventive of mind

Similar words: handy Definition: skillful with the hands Usage: handy with an axe

Similar words: nimble-fingered, light-fingered Definition: having nimble fingers literally or figuratively; especially for stealing or picking pockets Usage: a light-fingered burglar who can crack the combination of a bank vault- Harry Hansen; the light-fingered thoughtfulness...of the most civilized playwright of the era- Time

Similar words: quick-witted Definition: mentally nimble and resourceful Usage: quick-witted debater; saved an embarrassing situation with quick-witted tact