What are some alternative words for skilful?

Synonyms for skilfulˈskɪl fəl

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term skilful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful(adj)

    having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

    Synonyms:
    dear, good, right, in effect(p), unspoiled, skillful, sound, serious, effective, upright, salutary, in force(p), skilful, practiced, dependable, estimable, technical, expert, secure, beneficial, proficient, full, honest, respectable, undecomposed, unspoilt, nice, ripe, just, safe, adept, honorable, well(p), near, practised

    Antonyms:
    unskilled

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. skilful

    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, skilled, 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. skilful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Written also skillful.] skilled, well-versed, versed, conversant, proficient, learned, knowing, intelligent, ingenious, competent, able, clever, qualified, practised, trained, initiated, prepared, accomplished, expert, dexterous, adroit, apt, handy, ready, quick, masterly, good at, master of, at home in, in one's element

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

skilled, clever, adept, competent, able, skillful, adroit


Translations for skilful

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for skilful »

Translation

Find a translation for the skilful synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Images & Illustrations of skilful

     Images & Illustrations of skilful Images & Illustrations of skilful Images & Illustrations of skilful

Discuss these skilful synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"skilful." Synonyms.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 20 Nov. 2017. <http://www.synonyms.net/synonym/skilful>.

Are we missing a good synonym for skilful?

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for skilful:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.