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Someone who is skilful at something does it very well.
Skilful is spelled skillful in American English.
Use skilled in front of a noun to describe someone who has been trained to do a particular kind of work and does it very well.
You also use skilled in front of a noun to describe work that can only be done by a skilled person.
|Adj.||1.||skilful - 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"|
skilled - 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"
awkward, bungling, inexperienced, incompetent, clumsy, inept, unskilled, unqualified, amateurish, cowboy (informal), slapdash, cack-handed, inexpert, maladroit, unaccomplished, unskilful, ham-fisted