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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

old′ hand′(n.)

  1. a person with long experience in a subject, area, procedure, etc.; veteran.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. veteran, old-timer, oldtimer, old hand, warhorse, old stager, stager(noun)

    an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service


  1. old hand(Noun)

    A person who is experienced at a certain activity.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

old hand

a person who is very experienced

He's an old hand at this sort of job.

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