What does skillful mean?

Definitions for skillful
ˈskɪl fəlskill·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful(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"

  2. nice, skillful(adj)

    done with delicacy and skill

    "a nice bit of craft"; "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"; "a nice shot"

Wiktionary

  1. skillful(Adjective)

    Possessing skill.

    Etymology: From skilful, skylfull, scelvol, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skillful(adj)

    discerning; reasonable; judicious; cunning

  2. Skillful(adj)

    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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skillful in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skillful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of skillful in a Sentence

  1. Harry S Truman:

    Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

  2. Bernard De Voto:

    Between the amateur and the professional...there is a difference not only in degree but in kind. The skillful man is, within the function of his skill, a different psychological organization...A tennis player or a watchmaker or an airplane pilot is an automatism but he is also criticism and wisdom.

  3. Epicurus:

    The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.

  4. Karl Kleinpaste:

    Genuinely skillful use of obscenities is uniformly absent on the Internet.

  5. Epicurus:

    The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.

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