Definition of dab hand noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


dab hand

BrE BrE//ˌdæb ˈhænd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdæb ˈhænd//
(British English, informal)
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a person who is very good at doing something or using something He's a dab hand at cooking spaghetti. She's a dab hand with a paintbrush. Word Originearly 19th cent.: of unknown origin.