Meaning of SKILLED in English

/ 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.

OPP unskilled

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