Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [d'ɛftli]
meaning of the word
in a deft manner; "Lois deftly removed her scarf"
dexterously, dextrously, deftly
with dexterity; in a dexterous manner; "dextrously he untied the knots"
"Have to," said Jasper, guiding his partner deftly in the intricacies of the chairs and statuary.
But she threw the grain deftly amid the wilderness of beaks, and her quavering voice carried as far as the two people who were watching her.
"Time enough, lad, time enough, since we are going to land," coolly assured the professor, deftly manipulating the steering-gear and still curying around those tree-crowned hills.