Examples of deft in a Sentence
The photographer is known for her deft use of lighting.
a luthier whose deft craftsmanship is prized by violinists the world over
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The forage-heavy ethos remains strong at this mellow Studio City street corner, where local produce is highlighted with a deft touch.
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Known for his deft use of color, Hart’s lineup included a mint suit over a riotous banana-print shirt, a pink guayabera worn with cantaloupe trousers, and an espresso-hued tuxedo that would be a good bet for the upcoming Emmy Awards red carpet.
At 6 feet 5 and 221 pounds, possesses the physical tools, skating ability and deft scoring ability to wreak havoc offensively.
The set made frequent deft, winking insider nods to U2’s history.
The playoff occurred after Berger had saved par at 18, the final hole of regulation, with a deft up-and-down from the back right bunker.
SVG was brutally honest in assessing his first-round draft pick; Kennard's a deft shooter who didn't show much defensively Detroit Pistons president Stan Van Gundy was gushing over Luke Kennard’s offensive game.
Featured on the booming 14-track LP are, among others, the vulnerable and lilting vocals of singer Scarlet Parke, the humbling strings of composer Andrew Joslyn and the deft, upright bass playing of Evan Flory-Barnes.
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Synonym Discussion of deft
DEFT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of deft for English Language Learners
: skillful and clever
: able to do something quickly and accurately
DEFT Defined for Kids
Definition of deft for Students
: quick and skillful in action He cut hair with deft fingers.
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