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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;
- Example: "adept in handicrafts"
- Example: "an adept juggler"
- Example: "an expert job"
- Example: "a good mechanic"
- Example: "a practiced marksman"
- Example: "a proficient engineer"
- Example: "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"
- Example: "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"
[syn: adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful]

2. done with delicacy and skill;
- Example: "a nice bit of craft"
- Example: "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"
- Example: "a nice shot"
[syn: nice, skillful]

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Skillful \Skill"ful\, a. [Written also skilful.] 1. Discerning; reasonable; judicious; cunning. [Obs.] "Of skillful judgment." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Possessed of, or displaying, skill; knowing and ready; expert; well-versed; able in management; as, a skillful mechanic; -- often followed by at, in, or of; as, skillful at the organ; skillful in drawing. [1913 Webster] And they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skillful of lamentations to wailing. --Amos v. 16. [1913 Webster] Syn: Expert; skilled; dexterous; adept; masterly; adroit; clever; cunning. [1913 Webster] -- Skill"ful*ly, adv. -- Skill"ful*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

skillful adj 1: 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] 2: done with delicacy and skill; "a nice bit of craft"; "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"; "a nice shot" [syn: nice, skillful]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

92 Moby Thesaurus words for "skillful": Daedalian, adept, adroit, advantageous, apt, artistic, auspicious, authoritative, beneficial, benevolent, bon, bonny, bravura, braw, brilliant, bueno, capital, clean, clever, cogent, commendable, coordinated, crack, crackerjack, cunning, cute, daedal, deft, dexterous, dextrous, diplomatic, elegant, estimable, excellent, expedient, expert, fair, famous, fancy, favorable, fine, good, goodish, goodly, graceful, grand, handy, healthy, helpful, ingenious, kind, laudable, learned, magisterial, master, masterful, masterly, neat, nice, no mean, noble, pleasant, politic, pretty, professional, proficient, profitable, quick, quite some, ready, regal, resourceful, royal, skilled, slick, some, sound, splendid, statesmanlike, stylish, tactful, the compleat, the complete, useful, valid, very good, virtuoso, virtuous, well-done, well-versed, wicked, workmanlike