/ skɪld; NAmE / adjective
skilled (in / at sth) | skilled (in / at doing sth) having enough ability, experience and knowledge to be able to do sth well :
a skilled engineer / negotiator / craftsman
She is highly skilled at dealing with difficult customers.
a shortage of skilled labour (= people who have had training in a skill)
( of a job ) needing special abilities or training
SYN expert :
Furniture-making is very skilled work.