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Definition 1: skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deft or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for deft in the sense of this definition

(deft is similar to ...) quick or skillful or adept in action or thought

"an exceptionally adroit pianist" "an adroit technician" "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers" "an adroit negotiator"

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