What does masterful mean?

Definitions for masterful
ˈmæs tər fəl, ˈmɑ stər-mas·ter·ful

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word masterful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. consummate, masterful, masterly, virtuoso(a)(adj)

    having or revealing supreme mastery or skill

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

Wiktionary

  1. masterful(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the manner of a master of an art, technique, profession, or craft; masterly.

  2. masterful(Adjective)

    In the manner of a master; very skillful.

    The masterful conducting ensured the orchestra gave of their best.

  3. masterful(Adjective)

    Having or showing the qualities of a master vis-a-vis a dependent or subordinate; authoritative; domineering.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Masterful(adj)

    inclined to play the master; domineering; imperious; arbitrary

  2. Masterful(adj)

    having the skill or power of a master; indicating or expressing power or mastery

How to pronounce masterful?

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How to say masterful in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of masterful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of masterful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of masterful in a Sentence

  1. Brandon A. Trean:

    Masterful work always comes from putting a higher importance on originality over marketability.

  2. Robert Graham:

    Kelli Ward did a masterful job capitalizing on Ward's' phonyisms,' the religious right freaked and abandoned Kelli Ward and the immigration people consider Kelli Ward soft.

  3. James Clapper:

    Bill McRaven's a national hero, bill McRaven performance in orchestrating the actual attack was masterful, and I think the country owes Bill McRaven a great debt for Bill McRaven leadership and Bill McRaven lifetime of service.

  4. John Dowd:

    It’s so fundamental. Notice the right to confront witnesses, the right to have evidence etc… Judge Berman did a masterful job of exposing the deficiencies in the commissioner’s ruling… I think it’s time for some new leadership in the NFL.

  5. Michael Bloomberg:

    [He] did a masterful job of landing the plane in the river and then making sure that everybody got out. He walked the plane twice after everybody else was off and tried to verify that there was nobody else onboard, and he ... made sure that there was nobody behind him.

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