[ shoo r-han-did, shur- ]
/ ˈʃʊərˌhæn dɪd, ˈʃɜr- /
using the hands with skill and confidence; dexterous.
done with skill and proficiency: a sure-handed sketch of a proposed building.
displaying the skill and experience of an expert: a sure-handed politician.
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Origin of sure-handed
First recorded in 1945–50
OTHER WORDS FROM sure-handedsure-hand·ed·ly, adverbsure-hand·ed·ness, noun
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