Examples of old hand in a Sentence
He's an old hand at working on cars.
with 25 years on the job, Vinnie was the old hand everyone went to with their problems
First Known Use of old hand
old hand Synonyms
Synonymsdoyen, veteran, old-timer, stager, vet, warhorse
Antonymsbeginner, colt, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, recruit, rookie, tenderfoot, tyro
Related Wordsdoyenne; adept, dab hand [chiefly British], expert, guru, hand, master, maven (also mavin), past master, pro, professional
Near Antonymsapprentice, cub; boot, novitiate; amateur, dilettante; learner, student, trainee; candidate, entrant, probationer
OLD HAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of old hand for English Language Learners
: a person who has a lot of experience doing something
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