Legerdemain


Legerdemain

(LEH-djer-deh-MAYN)

Noun:

-Sleight of hand displays.

-A display of skill or adroitness.

From Middle English, from Middle French "leger de main" meaning “light of hand”.

Used in a sentence:

“Getting that promotion over Jenkins really took a great deal of legerdemain to impress The Grand Pooh-bah.”

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