Definition of


  1. (noun, act) an occupation for which you are especially well suited
  2. (noun, attribute) an asset of special worth or utility

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Alternate forms of Metier

Hyponyms: green fingers, green thumb

Hypernyms: asset, business, job, line, line of work, occupation, plus

Origin of the word Metier

  1. 1792, from Fr. m?tier "trade, profession," from O.Fr. mestier, from Gallo-Romance *misterium, from L. ministerium "office, service," from minister "servant" (see minister). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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