Translation of "deft" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /deft/ us

skilful, clever, or quick

hábil, diestro
Her movements were deft and quick.
She answered the journalist’s questions with a deft touch.
He’s very deft at handling awkward situations.
deftly adverb uk /ˈ us

He deftly (= skilfully) caught the ball.
deftness noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈdeft.nəs/ us

(Translation of “deft” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /deft/

skilful/skillful, quick and neat

Tim was praised for his deft handling of the situation.
deftly adverb

con habilidad
He deftly skipped past a defender and slid the ball into the net.
deftness noun

The hunters exhibited considerable deftness with their weapons.

(Translation of “deft” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)