The definition of deft is nimble, skillful or quick.(adjective)
An example of deft is a person who can walk across a tightrope with ease.
See deft in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME defte, dafte: see daft
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adjective deft·er, deft·est
Origin: Middle English, gentle, humble
Origin: , variant of dafte, foolish; see daft.
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