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- art - Comes from a base word meaning "put together"; its original general meaning referred to any kind of skill.
- deipnosophist - If you are skilled at table talk, you are a deipnosophist.
- kung fu - From Chinese words translating to "merit master" or "one who is highly skilled."
- linguished - Means "skilled in languages."
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.||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"|
competent - properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient; "a competent typist"
experienced, experient - having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation
unskilled - not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship"
inexperienced, unskilled, unqualified, untrained, uneducated, unprofessional, amateurish, cowboy (informal), untalented, inexpert
she is a skilled negotiator → es una negociadora muy experta or hábil or diestra
skilled craftsmen are employed in the restoration work → el trabajo de restauración lo realizan artesanos especializados
he is skilled at or in dealing with children → tiene muy buena mano con los niños
skilled labour or > labor (US) → mano f de obra cualificada (esp Sp), mano f de obra calificada (esp LAm), mano f de obra especializada
to be skilled at sth → être habile à qch
to be skilled in sth → être habile à qch skilled labour