Definition of deftness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdeftnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdeftnəs//
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  1. 1(of a person's movements) the quality of being skilful and quick the pianist's deftness of touch
  2. 2the quality of being skilful She describes the situation with insight, deftness and economy.