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masterly

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of masterly

  1. 1 accomplished with trained ability a masterly performance of one of the most difficult ballets in the repertory Synonyms of masterly adroit, artful, bravura, deft, delicate, dexterous (also dextrous), expert, masterful, skillful, practiced (also practised), virtuoso, workmanlikeWords Related to masterly facile, smooth; artistic, creative, fancy, ingenious, neat; adept, clever, cunning; able, adequate, capable, competentNear Antonyms of masterly awkward, clumsy, crude, klutzy; ineffective, ineffectual; incompetent, ineptAntonyms of masterly amateur, amateurish, artless, rude, unprofessional, unskillful

  2. 2 having or showing exceptional knowledge, experience, or skill in a field of endeavor a masterly handling of a complex topic in philosophy Synonyms of masterly accomplished, ace, adept, compleat, complete, consummate, crack, crackerjack, educated, experienced, expert, good, great, master, masterful, proficient, practiced (also practised), professed, skilled, skillful, versed, veteran, virtuosoWords Related to masterly adroit, clever, deft, dexterous (also dextrous), handy, slick, sure-handed; gifted, talented; polished, refined; effective, effectual, efficient, workmanlike; able, capable, competent, employable, fit, fitted, habile, qualified; educated, knowledgeable, schooled, taught, trained, tutored; all-around (also all-round), well-rounded; long-term, old; multiskilled, multitalentedNear Antonyms of masterly incapable, incompetent, inept, unable, unfit, unfitted, unqualified, weak; artless, crude, rude; ineffective, ineffectual, inefficient; talentless, ungifted, untalented; ignorant, unschooled, untaught, untrained, untutored; beginning, green, inexperienced, new, raw, unseasoned, untested, untried, would-be; primitive, rough, unpolished; awkward, clumsy, ham-fisted, ham-handed, heavy-handedAntonyms of masterly amateur, amateurish, inexperienced, inexpert, jackleg, unprofessional, unseasoned, unskilled, unskillful


masterly

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of masterly

  1. in a skillful or expert manner a masterly executed somersault Synonyms of masterly ably, adeptly, adroitly, artfully, capably, competently, consummately, deftly, expertly, masterfully, well, proficiently, skillfullyWords Related to masterly aptly, fluently; cleanly, cleverly, dexterously, neatly, nimbly; easily, facilely, handilyNear Antonyms of masterly inaptly; awkwardly, clumsily, crudelyAntonyms of masterly amateurishly, artlessly, incapably, incompetently, inefficiently, ineptly, inexpertly, poorly, unskillfully


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