- having skill; trained or experienced in work that requires skill.
- showing, involving, or requiring skill, as certain work.
Origin of skilled
Examples from the Web for well-skilled
Oh for one hour of Wallace wight Or well-skilled Bruce to rule the fight.The Romance of Names</p>
Hall is a well-skilled man, and, for the rest, fear not: I will watch him.Eric Brighteyes
H. Rider Haggard
It is normal mid-wifery you want to know and be well-skilled in.Philosophy of Osteopathy
Andrew T. Still
Dotzauer was also well-skilled in composition, and attempted it in various forms.The Violoncello and Its History</p>
Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
And he also cast his eyes upon kings devoted to the practice of virtue and well-skilled in ruling their subjects.The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2
Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
- possessing or demonstrating accomplishment, skill, or special training
- (prenominal) involving skill or special traininga skilled job
Word Origin and History for well-skilled
past participle adjective from skill (v.) "to have personal and practical knowledge" (c.1200), from Old Norse skilja "separate, part, divide; break off, break up; part company, take leave; discern, distinguish; understand, find out; decide, settle," from the source of skill (n.).