strong suit

noun
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of strong suit

1 :a long suit containing high cards
2 :something in which one excels :forte
  • details of legislation have never been my strong suit
  • —Tip O'Neill

Examples of strong suit in a Sentence

  1. languages are definitely the diplomat's strong suit

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First Known Use of strong suit

1742


STRONG SUIT Defined for English Language Learners

strong suit

noun

Definition of strong suit for English Language Learners

  • : something that a person does well



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