sure-handed

adjective
sure-hand·ed | \ˈshu̇r-ˈhan-dəd, ˈshər-\

Definition of sure-handed 

: proficient and confident in performance especially using the hands

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sure-handedness noun

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1930, in the meaning defined above

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sure-handed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of sure-handed

: not likely to drop something (such as a ball) that you are holding or catching

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