Definition of skilled :
Having familiar knowledge united with readiness and dexterity in its application; familiarly acquainted with; expert; skillful; - often followed by in; as, a person skilled in drawing or geometry.
adjunct, masterly, ace, arch, ball-hawking, professed, mean, complete, assistant, transliterate, great, virtuoso, cooperative, collaborative, veteran, compleat, associate, antisocial, ability, educated, professional, happy, ingenious, crackerjack, skilful, ceremonial, practised, consummate, versed, sure-handed, hot, master, trained, delicate, collegiate, gifted, casual, good, practiced, clerical
skillful (part of speech: adjective)
clever, accomplished, adept, a good hand at, adroit, cunning, artful, facile, apt, capable, expert, crack, efficient, deft, genius, agile, talented, experienced, sure-footed, handy, crafty, skillful, dexterous, proficient, ambidextrous, nimble, competent, able, versatile, masterful
- It did not miss its mark, for like you, Thomas, I was skilled with the bow, and he dived back into the sea with an English yard shaft in his heart. - "Montezuma's Daughter", H. Rider Haggard.
- Through marriage also, accompanied by skilled and profitable management, Germans acquire control of property and of trading concerns. - "South America and the War", F. A. Kirkpatrick.
- Men, skilled in a trade, seldom enter the army or navy, but even they, after a military experience, find themselves totally unfitted for their former occupations. - "Anarchism and Other Essays", Emma Goldman.