Metier meaning

mĕ-tyā, mā-
One's area of expertise or strength; forte.
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An occupation, trade, or profession.
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Work or activity for which a person is particularly suited; one's specialty.

That actor's métier is broad, slapstick comedy.

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A trade, profession, or occupation; esp., the work that one is particularly suited for.
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Any activity that is pursued as a trade or profession; a calling.
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An activity to which a person is particularly suited; a forte.
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Origin of metier

  • French from Old French mestier from Vulgar Latin misterium from Latin ministerium ministry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French métier

    From Wiktionary