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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quick and neat in action; skillful.

Usage examples (35)
  • Step with care and great tact And remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act Just never forget to be dexterous and deft And never mix up your right foot with your left.
  • A deft waiter
  • Khuzami was known as a deft manager while head of the white-collar unit in the U.S. Attorney's Office in the S.uthern District of New York.
  • If you are going to be "deft," it's best not to reveal your sleaziness. for more
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