名词:deftness 副词:deftly 形容词比较级:defter 最高级:deftest
adj ~ (at sth/doing sth) skilful and quick, esp with the hands 熟练的, 灵巧的, 敏捷的（尤指用手）
*With deft fingers she untangled the wire. 她用灵巧的手指解开了金属线.
* She is deft at dealing with reporters. 她善于与记者周旋.
[Date: 1200-1300; Origin: daft]
a deft movement is skilful, and often quick
He sketched her with quick, deft strokes.
skilful at doing something
his deft chairmanship of the company