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Definition of "strong suit" [strong suit]

  • A quality, activity, or skill in which a person excels: Foreign policy was the President's strong suit. (noun)
  • Games A long suit in a card game such as bridge that contains high cards. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "strong suit" in a sentence
  • "Those are the strong suit of the man who was seated next to Mike: Ian Smiley, the author of Making Pure Corn Whiskey."
  • "I chuckled along, grovelling being my strong suit when poverty’s trumps."
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