Synonyms for skilled

Synonyms for (adjective) skilled

Synonyms: skilled

Definition: having or showing or requiring special skill

Usage: only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team; a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience; a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow; a skilled trade

Similar words: complete, accomplished

Definition: highly skilled

Usage: an accomplished pianist; a complete musician


Similar words: adept, skilful, skillful, expert, practiced, proficient, good

Definition: having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

Usage: 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


Similar words: arch

Definition: expert in skulduggery

Usage: an arch criminal


Similar words: ball-hawking

Definition: used of a player skilled in stealing the ball or robbing a batter of a hit

Usage: a ball-hawking center fielder


Similar words: masterful, masterly, consummate, virtuoso

Definition: having or revealing supreme mastery or skill

Usage: a consummate artist; consummate skill; a masterful speaker; masterful technique; a masterly performance of the sonata; a virtuoso performance


Similar words: delicate

Definition: marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique

Usage: a surgeon's delicate touch


Similar words: hot

Definition: performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy

Usage: a hot drummer; he's hot tonight


Similar words: mean

Definition: excellent

Usage: famous for a mean backhand


Similar words: sure-handed

Definition: proficient and confident in performance

Usage: promising playwrights...sure-handed enough to turn out top-drawer scripts


Similar words: technical, expert

Definition: of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood

Usage: technical terminology; a technical report; technical language


Similar words: versatile

Definition: competent in many areas and able to turn with ease from one thing to another

Usage: a versatile writer