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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. inept: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. inept: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. inept: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. inept: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. inept: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. inept: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Inept, inept: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. inept: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. inept: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. inept: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. inept: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. inept: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. inept: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Inept, inept: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. inept: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. inept: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. inept: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. INEPT, Inept: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Inept: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. inept: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. inept: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. inept: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. inept: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. INEPT: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  25. inept: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  26. inept: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. inept: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  28. inept: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. inept: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. inept: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. inept: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Inept: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. inept: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. inept: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. INEPT: Acronym Finder [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. inept: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (inept)

adjective:  revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse ("An inept remark")
adjective:  generally incompetent and ineffectual ("Inept handling of the account")
adjective:  not elegant or graceful in expression ("If the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?")

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Words similar to inept:   awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, feckless, ill-chosen, inapt, ineptly, ineptness, tactless, bumbling, bungling, klutzy, maladroit, pointless, useless, more...

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