from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Chiefly British Variant of skillful.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. possessing skill, skilled.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See skilful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having reason; endowed with mind; thinking; rational.
- Conforming to reason or right; reasonable; proper
- Having trained and practised faculties; possessing practical ability; well qualified for action; able; dexterous; expert.
- Having ability in a specified direction; versed; experienced; practised: followed by a qualifying phrase or clause.
- Displaying or requiring skill; indicative of skill; clever; adroit: as, a skilful contrivance.
- Synonyms Dexterous, Expert, etc. (see adroit), adept, conversant, proficient, accomplished, qualified, intelligent, masterly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
From Middle English skilful, skylfull, scelvol, equivalent to skill + -ful. (Wiktionary)