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



BrE BrE//ˈledʒədəmeɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈledʒərdəmeɪn//
[uncountable](from French, formal)
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= sleight of hand Word Origin late Middle English: from French léger de main ‘dexterous’, literally ‘light of hand’.
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