The expertness of the player who is at the pains to announce it may be doubted.
In addition, he made much of his expertness in the distilling of water.
It will be seen that great skill was required to do this, but the expertness of the Shawnee marksmen was equal to the task.
Their expertness in this 'accomplishment' is often remarkable.
Much, of course, depends on the quality of the woods and the expertness of the manipulator.
By this arrangement you will reach your saddle with comfort and expertness.
And how else should work succeed but by specialisation,—the secret as it is of fidelity and expertness?
And I always remembered his expertness in opening a way, for we were soon on hand.
The man proved to be Scipio, who had been chosen for his expertness, to perform the task in question.
It would have taken rapid motions, but the paddler had proved his expertness in that.
late 14c., from Old French expert and directly from Latin expertus, past participle of experiri "to try, test" (see experience). The noun sense of "person wise through experience" existed 15c., reappeared 1825. Related: Expertly.