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skilful Explained

skilful at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

BrE skillful AmE adj
1 good at doing something, especially something that needs special ability or training: --a skilful footballer// skilful at (doing) sth// --After a few years, he became very skilful at drawing.//
2 made or done very well, showing a lot of ability: --the skilful use of sound effects// --sensitive and skillful leadership// -- skilfully adv // --She had used make-up skilfully to mask the bruise.//

skilful at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "skilful":
able, accomplished, adept, adroit, apt, capable, clever, dexterous,
experienced, expert, gifted, masterful, masterly, professional,
proficient, qualified, skilled, talented, trained

skilful at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(BrE) (AmE skillful) adjective
1 (of a person) good at doing sth, especially sth that needs a particular ability or special training:
a skilful player / performer / teacher
2 made or done very well:
Thanks to her skilful handling of the affair, the problem was averted.
skilfully adverb

Skilful at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Skilful \Skil"ful\, a.
See {Skilful}.

skilful at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "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" [syn: {adept}, {expert}, {good}, {practiced},
{proficient}, {skillful}]

skilful at English (WD) Of Explained:


Alternative forms

* Inter: l » en|skilfull Inter: qualifier » obsolete
  • (US) skillful


    From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » skilful|lang=enm, Inter: term » skylfull|lang=enm, Inter: term » scelvol|lang=snm, equivalent to Inter: suffix » skill|ful.


    * Inter: audio » en-us-skilful.ogg|Audio (US)


    Inter: en-ad » j

  • possessing skill, skilled.

    Related terms

    * skill
    • skilled
    • skilfully


      Inter: trans-top » possessing skill, skilled
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|ճարտար|tr=čartar
    • Cebuano: hanas, maayo
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|熟練|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|熟练|tr=shúliàn|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|嫻熟|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|娴熟|tr=xiánshú|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|šikovný
    • Danish: Inter: t+ » da|behændig, Inter: t- » da|dygtig
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|bedreven, Inter: t+ » nl|geschoold
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|taitava, Inter: t- » fi|taidokas
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|adroit, Inter: t+ » fr|habile
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|geschickt, Inter: t+ » de|gewandt
    • Hindi: Inter: t- » hi|माहिर|tr=māhir|sc=Deva
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|sciliúil
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|abile

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|上手|tr=じょうずな, jōzu-na|alt=上手な|sc=Jpan, Inter: t+ » ja|うまい|tr=umai|sc=Jpan
  • Jèrriais: Inter: tø » roa-jer|scouotre|m|f, Inter: tø » roa-jer|mannigat
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|peritus
  • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|aghtal
  • Mapudungun: Inter: tø » arn|trüf
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|habilidoso
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|умелый|tr=umélyj|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|искусный|tr=iskúsnyj|sc=Cyrl
  • Scots: Inter: tø » sco|canny, Inter: tø » sco|handy, Inter: tø » sco|knackie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|làmhach, Inter: t- » gd|teòma, Inter: t- » gd|sgileil
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|ducho, Inter: t- » es|hábil
  • Telugu: ఆరితేరిన (aaritaerina), చేయితిరిగిన (chaeyitirigina)
  • Vietnamese: Inter: t+ » vi|giỏi
  • West Frisian: Inter: t- » fy|betûft

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » skilful
    Translation: fr » skilful
    Translation: ko » skilful
    Translation: io » skilful
    Translation: it » skilful
    Translation: kn » skilful
    Translation: hu » skilful
    Translation: mg » skilful
    Translation: ml » skilful
    Translation: my » skilful
    Translation: pl » skilful
    Translation: fi » skilful
    Translation: ta » skilful
    Translation: te » skilful
    Translation: vi » skilful