Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is skilled; one who is expert; a master of his business; a dab.
- n. A dabbler; a bungler.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. colloq. One who is skilled; a master of his business; a proficient; an adept.
- Derived from dab + -ster. (Wiktionary)
“The best kind of a "dabster" is made from a mole's skin.”
“Can a more triumphant imbecile, a more abject dabster, a more stercoraceous bourgeois be found!”
“That Purdy, of all people, should prove a dabster in the share-market! — exchange to such good purpose bar-parlour for “Corner.””
“Maybe Joyce can tempt you with a mixture she's a dabster at.”
“He certainly was a dabster at it," chimed in Jimmy.”
“I'm no dabster myself at writing and I can sympathize with you.”
“I'll admit you're a dabster, Evelyn, dear," she cried, "but you will have to get up early in the morning to get the best of your little friend.”
“The knuckle dabster is a small piece of cloth or leather that boys use to rest the hand on when in the act of shooting.”
“Wal, they say one has to creep a-fore they walk, so I spose I can't be a dabster at the bisness yet -- but jist look at them folks.”
“He became a dabster at tucking paper napkins into his neat little waistcoat without tearing them.”
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