Definition of Deftest

1. Adjective. (superlative of deft) ¹



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Definition of Deftest

1. deft [adj] - See also: deft

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deftest

defrock
defrocked
defrocking
defrocks
defrost
defrostable
defrosted
defroster
defrosters
defrosting
defrosts
defroze
defrozen
deft
defter
deftest (current term)
deftly
deftness
deftnesses
defuel
defueled
defueling
defuelled
defuelling
defuels
defugalty
defunct
defuncting
defunction
defunctions

Literary usage of Deftest

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1. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"The following is a purposed corruption of the word deftest: Lingua, O. PI., v, 175. He said I were a deft bus. Brome's Northern Lou. ..."

2. Much Ado about Nothing by William Shakespeare, William Aldis Wright (1894)
"Perhaps a blunder for 'deftest,' which Theobald substituted. 46. by mass. See iii. 3. 90. Halliwell says this form of oath was going out of fashion rmd was ..."

3. Much Ado about Nothing by William Shakespeare (1905)
"Perhaps a blunder for 'deftest,' which Theobald substituted. 46. by mass. See iii. 3. 90. Halliwell says this form of oath was going out of fashion and was ..."

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