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old hand

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of old hand

  1. a person with long experience in a specified area <with 25 years on the job, Vinnie was the old hand everyone went to with their problems> Synonyms doyen, veteran, old-timer, stager, vet, warhorseRelated Words doyenne; adept, dab hand [chiefly British], expert, guru, hand, master, maven (also mavin), past master, pro, professionalNear Antonyms apprentice, cub; boot, novitiate; amateur, dilettante; learner, student, trainee; candidate, entrant, probationerAntonyms beginner, colt, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, recruit, rookie, tenderfoot, tyro




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