proficient[ pruh-fish-uhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF proficient
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROFICIENT
He was thus well drilled in the reading of music, in which he soon became a proficient.
She was highly educated and was proficient in both Greek and Latin.
Do not expect at once to be a proficient in prayer or any part of the Christian life.
I want to be a proficient in the language, which is my only reason for returning.
And our friend Gorgias is one of the best, and the art in which he is a proficient is the noblest.
In the first two R's, "readin' and 'ritin'," Miss Thompson was proficient.
Narcisse smiled the smile of the proficient as he waved his paddle across the canoe.
If I am not proficient enough, yet knowing the rudiments I can easily improve.
In the one case the proficient was the master, in the other the slave, of the demons.
Indeed, I was becoming too proficient in craft for the maintenance of self-respect.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROFICIENT
- au fait
- green thumb
- has what it takes
- having know-how
- having the goods
- having the right stuff
- knowing the ropes
- knowing the score
- like a one-man band
- like a pistol
- old hand
- on the ball
- up to it
- up to snuff
- up to speed
- equal to
- familiar with
- good at
- good for