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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having or showing skill; expert. synonym: proficient.
  • adjective Requiring specialized ability or training.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having skill; especially, having the knowledge and ability which come from experience; trained; versed; expert; adept; proficient.
  • Displaying or requiring skill; involving special knowledge or training: as, skilled labor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having familiar knowledge united with readiness and dexterity in its application; familiarly acquainted with; expert; skillful; -- often followed by in.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of skill.
  • adjective Having or showing skill; skilful.
  • adjective Requiring special abilities or training.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having or showing or requiring special skill

Etymologies

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See skill (verb)

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From skill (noun)

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