Translation of deft in Spanish:

deft

Pronunciation: /deft/

adj (-er, -est)

  • [movement/manipulation] hábil, diestro she's very deft with a needle es muy habilidosa con la aguja to be deft at sth/-ing ser* hábil para algo/+ infinitive/infinitivo
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    • Then, with a quick and deft movement, Viktor slapped Erik hard across the face.
    • We were even regaled by a lovely Thai dancer whose deft hand movements and graceful demeanour enthralled the group.
    • Women carrying babies, dancing in groups, peeling fresh pineapples with a few deft movements.

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