Origin of skillful
Examples from the Web for skilful
Unlike Thatcher, he had been skilful at PMQ while opposition leader, and he carried it over into his own government.
His novels are marked by abundance of incident, skilful handling of dialect, and realistic portraiture.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
By yielding to these desires, we lend them a new force, and we moderate them by a skilful resistance.Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good|Victor Cousin
But Alessandro Manzoni is not only a skilful painter of individual portraits, he excels also in grand historical representations.The Betrothed|Alessandro Manzoni