Definition of 'skilful'
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And a skilful politician recognises when it does. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are just going in hard and sometimes players are too skilful and get in there first. The Sun (2010)We had seen quick skilful players succeed before. The Sun (2009)You have to be incredibly strong and skilful. The Sun (2013)Technically you want very skilful players but the character behind that is as important. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Technically the players are very skilful and the games are very competitive. The Sun (2007)He also works well with our very skilful young players and that is important. The Sun (2010)He then made skilful use of the new medium of the internet to inform and entertain a much wider audience. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is strong and very skilful. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It takes a skilful sleight of hand to produce accessories and clothes that exude playfulness and desirability and yet are infused with practicality. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He is young, quick and skilful. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is quick and skilful, he has great and scores tries. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Winners don't just win because they are faster or stronger or more skilful. Times, Sunday Times (2013)United are confident they have more skilful, mentally stronger footballers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are warriors, strong and skilful and they play a brand of football we should respect. The Sun (2014)You would hope that the game evolves so that the smaller, more skilful player makes a comeback. Times, Sunday Times (2009)By skilful use of ground and determined personal leadership, the huge enemy army was attacked from the flank. The Scottish Regiments (1993)Athletes are replacing technicians and a team of runners is not as good to watch as a team with good, skilful players. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have the running power and energy of Leicester, but with more skilful players. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By the skilful use of money to buy the players to win the league and so qualify for the European Cup. The Sun (2012)He was very skilful, he used to catch you with a jab and you wouldn't know where it came from. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'skilful'
British English: skilful /ˈskɪlfʊl/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is skilful at something does it very well.
He is a particularly skilful artist.
- American English: skillful
- Arabic: بَارِع
- Brazilian Portuguese: habilidoso
- Chinese: 娴熟的
- Croatian: vješt
- Czech: zručný
- Danish: dygtig
- Dutch: vakkundig
- European Spanish: hábil
- Finnish: taitava
- French: adroit
- German: geschickt
- Greek: επιδέξιος
- Italian: abile
- Japanese: 熟練した
- Korean: 숙련된
- Norwegian: dyktig
- Polish: zręczny
- European Portuguese: habilidoso
- Romanian: priceput
- Russian: искусный
- Spanish: hábil
- Swedish: duktig
- Thai: ซึ่งมีความชำนาญ
- Turkish: becerikli
- Ukrainian: умілий
- Vietnamese: tài giỏi
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