Definition of skilled
1 : having acquired mastery of or skill in something (as a technique or a trade) <skilled in the art of negotiation>
2 : of, relating to, or requiring workers or labor with skill and training in a particular occupation, craft, or trade
Examples of skilled in a sentence
a very skilled and talented writer
He is skilled at cooking.
Carpentry is a skilled trade.
First Known Use of skilled
Synonym Discussion of skilled
SKILLED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of skilled for English Language Learners
: having the training, knowledge, and experience that is needed to do something : having a lot of skill
: requiring training
SKILLED Defined for Kids
Definition of skilled for Students
1 : having skill <a skilled mason>
2 : requiring skill and training <a skilled trade>
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