skillful

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English skilful, skylfull, scelvol, equivalent to skill +‎ -ful.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈskɪl.fəl/, [ˈskɪɫ.fəɫ]

AdjectiveEdit

skillful (comparative more skillful, superlative most skillful)

  1. (American spelling) Possessing skill; skilled.
    she's a skillful mechanical
  2. (American spelling) Requiring skill.
    a skillful task

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