adjective skill·ful \ˈskil-fəl\

: having the training, knowledge, and experience that is needed to do something well : having a lot of skill

: showing or requiring skill

Full Definition of SKILLFUL

:  possessed of or displaying skill :  expert <a skillful chef>
:  accomplished with skill <a skillful treatment>
skill·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
skill·ful·ness noun

Examples of SKILLFUL

  1. He is skillful at diplomacy.
  2. an artist skillful in the use of color
  3. the skillful manner in which the doctor and nurses treated the patient
  4. These issues require skillful handling.

First Known Use of SKILLFUL

14th century

Rhymes with SKILLFUL


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