- the highest rating in rifle marksmanship, above that of marksman and sharpshooter.
- a person who has achieved such a rating.
verb (used with object)
Origin of expert
SYNONYMS FOR expert
Examples from the Web for expert
“He was a brave field commander and an expert in intelligence, and in organizing popular and tribal forces,” said the eulogist.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq|IranWire|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Well, one expert I talked to said that physically it involves little more than a $20 cable.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014|Clive Irving|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An expert in education talks about race relations, the political environment and what can be done to improve things.
Carter has also been a fixture on boards and expert panels, in think tanks and at universities.Ashton Carter, the Wonk Who Would Lead the Pentagon|Shane Harris, Tim Mak|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Peacock served as an expert witness on grizzlies in federal court for Glacier National Park.
He was expert in the use of quadrant and sextant, and could take a lunar observation and work it out with accuracy.Siam|George B. Bacon
That, I take it, is the essence of beauty—not that I am learned in beauty, though I am an expert in ugliness.Francezka|Molly Elliot Seawell
The "Be Discreet" of the Beard was a gag, which he rolled round the servant's head in expert fashion.Messengers of Evil|Pierre Souvestre
He showed them to a number of expert jewellers, chemists, and geologists.Boys' Second Book of Inventions|Ray Stannard Baker
Major Anderson was an expert reader of these photographs, and he taught me all I know about the subject.Q.6.a and Other places|Francis Buckley