skilly

adjective
\ ˈskili \
-er/-est

Definition of skilly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal, British
: skillful, skilled and the skilly use of words had not forsaken him— Maurice Walsh

skilly

noun
skil·​ly | \ ˈskilē, -li \
plural -es

Definition of skilly (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for skilly

Adjective

skill entry 1 + -y

Noun

by shortening & alteration

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“Skilly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skilly. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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