- 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
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
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.).