past master definition

  • noun:
    • person who has actually previously held the position of master in a company, specifically a social one as a lodge or club.
    • person who is completely experienced and skilled in a specific craft or task.
    • somebody who has previously already been a master at a given lodge.
    • a person who has an incredibly advanced of capability or knowledge within a place of success or expertise.
    • a person who is abnormally expert, competent, or skilled in a few art, strategy, or occupation; -- frequently used in combination with at or of.
    • See passed-master, under master.
    • a person who was formerly a master
    • someone who has long and thorough expertise in certain task
  • adjective:
    • See under Master.

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