dabster

dabster

[dab-ster]
noun
1.
Slang. an expert.
2.
Informal. a person who works in a superficial or clumsy manner; dabbler.

Origin:
1700–10; dab3 + -ster

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dabster (ˈdæbstə)
 
n
1.  (Brit) a dialect word for dab hand
2.  informal (US) an incompetent or amateurish worker; bungler
 
[C18: from dab1 + -ster]

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