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.
- A person with a high degree of skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
- The highest grade that can be achieved in marksmanship.
- A person who has achieved this grade.
- Having, involving, or demonstrating great skill, dexterity, or knowledge as the result of experience or training. See Synonyms at proficient.