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 Dictionary entry overview: What does deft mean? 

DEFT (adjective)
  The adjective DEFT has 1 sense:

1. skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands

  Familiarity information: DEFT used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DEFT (adjective)

Sense 1deft [BACK TO TOP]


Skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands


deft; dexterous; dextrous

Context examples:

a deft waiter / deft fingers massaged her face / dexterous of hand and inventive of mind


adroit (quick or skillful or adept in action or thought)

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