What does deft mean?

deft meaning in General Dictionary

Apt fit spruce nice

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  • skillful in actual movements; especially regarding the arms
  • Apt; fit; dexterous; smart; handy; spruce; nice.

deft meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English ged

deft meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Apt; fit; dexterous; smart; useful; spruce; neat.

Sentence Examples with the word deft

The loss of the Meletta-Badenecche positions Deft another salient exposed to Austrian attack.

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