Meaning of SKILFUL in English


( BrE ) ( NAmE skill·ful ) / ˈskɪlfl; NAmE / adjective


( of a person ) good at doing sth, especially sth that needs a particular ability or special training

SYN accomplished :

a skilful player / performer / teacher


made or done very well

SYN professional :

Thanks to her skilful handling of the affair, the problem was averted.

►  skil·ful·ly / -fəli; NAmE / adverb

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.