Expert


Expert
Expert Ex*pert" ([e^]ks*p[~e]rt"), a. [F. expert, L. expertus, p. p. of experiri to try. See {Experience}.] Taught by use, practice, or experience, experienced; having facility of operation or performance from practice; knowing and ready from much practice; clever; skillful; as, an expert surgeon; expert in chess or archery. [1913 Webster]

A valiant and most expert gentleman. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

What practice, howsoe'er expert In fitting aptest words to things . . . Hath power to give thee as thou wert? --Tennyson.

Syn: Adroit; dexterous; clever; ready; prompt. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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