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Synonyms for skilled
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skilled(adj)

    having or showing or requiring special skill

    "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"

    Antonyms:
    artless, semiskilled(a), botched, humble, unskillful, botchy, hopeless, menial, fumbling, clumsy, rusty, bungling, crude, butcherly, bungled, rough, incompetent, unskilled, weak, lubberly, lowly, out of practice(p)

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. skilled

    Skilful signifies possessing and using readily practical knowledge and ability, having alert and well-trained faculties with reference to a given work. One is adept in that for which he has a natural gift improved by practise; he is expert in that of which training, experience, and study have given him a thorough mastery; he is dexterous in that which he can do effectively, with or without training, especially in work of the hand or bodily activities. In the case of the noun, "an expert" denotes one who is "experienced" in the fullest sense, a master of his branch of knowledge. A skilled workman is one who has thoroughly learned his trade, though he may be naturally quite dull; a skilful workman has some natural brightness, ability, and power of adaptation, in addition to his acquired knowledge and dexterity. Compare CLEVER; DEXTERITY; POWER.

    Synonyms:
    accomplished, adept, adroit, apt, clever, deft, dexterous, expert, handy, happy, ingenious, practised, proficient, skilful, trained

    Antonyms:
    awkward, bungling, clumsy, helpless, inexpert, maladroit, shiftless, unhandy, unskilled, untaught, untrained

    Preposition:
    Skilful at or in a work, with a pen or tool of any kind.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. skilled(a.)

    Synonyms:
    SKILFUL

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How to use skilled in a sentence?

  1. Peter DeFazio:

    Perhaps they don't want to talk about what their model is doing to drive down wages and turn our transportation workforce from a skilled, trained pool of workers earning living wages to another casualty of the gig economy.

  2. Joachim Blatter:

    It is important for Swiss business to know what will happen with immigration and the pool of labor. For Switzerland, like many other countries, skilled labor will become scarce in the years ahead.

  3. David Black:

    These simple yet challenging meditation practices provide the opportunity for people to expand their nonjudgmental awareness of sensory experiences arising in each moment, our findings arise from a structured mindfulness course with a skilled mindfulness instructor.

  4. Jamie Gaida:

    Physiotherapists/Physical Therapists are uniquely skilled to help you recover from tendinopathy and return to your chosen activity.

  5. Lara Brown:

    Candidates that have a more intellectual side and are less skilled at the people side -- like Al Gore or a John Kerry or a Mitt Romney -- the worst thing that can happen is that they are over-handled.


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