Definition of skillful in English:

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skillful

Pronunciation: /ˈskilfəl/
(also chiefly British skilful)

adjective

chiefly North American
Having or showing skill: a skillful infielder his skillful use of propaganda
More example sentences
  • You are brilliant, active and skillful in professional ventures and gain repute in your field of activity.
  • He is very smart and politically skillful, and his time as prime minister was very productive.
  • He was also a robust, competitive and skillful GAA player in both hurling and football.
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skillfully

Pronunciation: /ˈskilfəlē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • He could use it to wield the engraving instrument skillfully and easily.
  • They move easily and skilfully between the worlds of the village, the province, the nation, and the state.
  • She moved skillfully and gracefully with a determined expression pasted on her face.

skillfulness

Pronunciation: /ˈskilfəlnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • There was such a boat jam on the way that it took all the expertise and skillfulness of the boatman to reach the take off point.
  • Seven Bulgarian ensembles will also demonstrate typical skillfulness in dancing and singing.
  • The skilfulness of the artisan into the making of the leather toys is seen to be believed.

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Syllabification: skill·ful

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