clumsy; bungling; inept
His maladroit handling of the project led to his demotion.
mal (means bad) + adroit (it means skillful). and someone who is bad at skills in his known area, considered a maladroit person maladroit = mal (bad) + adroit (skillful) therefore maladroit means person having no skill, he must be clumsy. In Hindi this word can sound like mala+ad (aaj)+roi+t. mala aaj roi thi because her boss scolded her for not working skillfully and carefully