dab hand


: a person who is very good at doing something

Full Definition of DAB HAND

chiefly British
:  expert

Examples of DAB HAND

  1. He's a dab hand at cooking.
  2. She's a dab hand in the kitchen.
  3. She's always been a dab hand with a paint brush.

Origin of DAB HAND

First Known Use: circa 1828


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