mé·tier noun \ˈme-ˌtyā, me-ˈ\
: something that a person does very well
: an area of activity in which one excels : forte
Examples of MÉTIER
- After trying several careers, she found her true métier in computer science.
- <public speaking is not my métier, as others can attest>
Origin of MÉTIER
French, from Old French mestier,
from Vulgar Latin *misterium,
alteration of Latin ministerium
First Known Use: 1792
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