1. [ adjective ] having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
Synonyms: proficient skillful good expert practiced skilful

"adept 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"

Related terms: skilled
2. [ noun ] someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Synonyms: star wizard ace virtuoso genius sensation hotshot whiz wiz whizz mavin superstar champion maven
Related terms: expert track_star star
Similar spelling:   adopt