sure-handed


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sure′-hand′ed



adj.
1. using the hands with skill and confidence; dexterous.
2. done with or displaying skill and proficiency.
[1945–50]
sure′-hand′ed•ly, adv.
sure′-hand′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sure-handed - proficient and confident in performance; "promising playwrights...sure-handed enough to turn out top-drawer scripts"
skilled - having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade"
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