Synonyms of 'professional'
in the sense of maestro
any master of an artthe maestro's delightful first show
in the sense of master
a person with exceptional skill at a certain thingHe is a master at blocking progress.
in the sense of masterly
showing great skillThey gave a masterly performance.
in the sense of past master
a person with a talent for or experience in a particular activityHe is a past master at manipulating the media.
in the sense of polished
done or performed well or professionallya polished performance
in the sense of practised
expert or skilled because of long experience in a skill or fielda practised and experienced surgeon
in the sense of proficient
skilledMany Egyptians are proficient in foreign languages.
in the sense of skilled
skilled workers, such as plumbers
in the sense of slick
skilfully devised or executeda slick gear change
in the sense of specialist
a person who is an expert in a particular activity or subjecta specialist in diseases of the nervous system
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