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Meaning of SKILLFUL

Pronunciation:  'skilful

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  done with delicacy and skill; "a nice bit of craft"; "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"; "a nice shot"
  2. [adj]  having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"

SKILLFUL is a 8 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: adept, expert, good, nice, practiced, precise, proficient, skilful, skilled



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Skill"ful\, a. [Written also skilful.]
1. Discerning; reasonable; judicious; cunning. [Obs.] ``Of
   skillful judgment.'' --Chaucer.

2. Possessed of, or displaying, skill; knowing and ready;
   expert; well-versed; able in management; as, a skillful
   mechanic; -- often followed by at, in, or of; as, skillful
   at the organ; skillful in drawing.

         And they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and
         such as are skillful of lamentations to wailing.
                                               --Amos v. 16.

Syn: Expert; skilled; dexterous; adept; masterly; adroit;
     clever; cunning. -- {Skill"ful*ly}, adv. --
     {Skill"ful*ness}, n.