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Meaning of UNSKILLFUL

Pronunciation:  un'skilful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  poorly done; "a botchy piece of work"; "it was an unskillful attempt"
 

UNSKILLFUL is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: botchy, butcherly, unskilled
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*skill"ful\, a. [Spelt also unskilful.]
1. Not skillful; inexperienced; awkward; bungling; as, an
   unskillful surgeon or mechanic; an unskillful logician.

2. Lacking discernment; injudicious; ignorant.

         Though it make the unskillful laugh, can not but
         make the judicious grieve.            --Shak.
   -- {Un*skill"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Un*skill"ful*ness}, n.

 

 

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