dab hand

noun

Definition of dab hand

chiefly British

  1. :  expert

Examples of dab hand in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of dab hand

4dab


First Known Use: circa 1828


DAB HAND Defined for English Language Learners

dab hand

noun

Definition of dab hand for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is very good at doing something


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