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English adjective: adept

1. adept having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude


SamplesAdept in handicrafts.
An adept juggler.
An expert job.
A good mechanic.
A practiced marksman.
A proficient engineer.
A lesser-known but no less skillful composer.
The effect was achieved by skillful retouching.


Synonymsexpert, good, practiced, proficient, skilful, skillful


Similarskilled


Antonymsunskilled


English noun: adept

1. adept (person) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field


Synonymsace, champion, genius, hotshot, maven, mavin, sensation, star, superstar, virtuoso, whiz, whizz, wiz, wizard


Broader (hypernym)expert


Narrower (hyponym)track star









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