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OLD HAND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does old hand mean? 

OLD HAND (noun)
  The noun OLD HAND has 1 sense:

1. an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service

  Familiarity information: OLD HAND used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OLD HAND (noun)


Sense 1old hand [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

old hand; old stager; old-timer; oldtimer; stager; warhorse; veteran

Hypernyms ("old hand" is a kind of...):

expert (a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully)


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