Example sentences for: deft

How can you use “deft” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But Saddam, for all his strategic blunders, is deft at posing as today's heir to the tradition of Arab nationalism.

  • For the first half-hour or so, he marveled at the film's deft, improvisational style.

  • Fashion journalists covering the couture are careful to explain the precise tailoring and the deft application of the paillettes, since most of it isn't meant to register on the scanning gaze.

  • Even in the relatively primitive procedure we had witnessed, though, Joe had been so brisk and deft and the calves so nonchalant as soon as they got back on their feet that the business had not seemed so atrocious as one might think.

  • Arab, American, and Israeli leaders praised his deft leadership, opposition to militant Islam, and brokerage of Middle East peace deals.

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