|1.||[ noun ] a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully|
|Related terms:||person specialist therapist observer analyst shot veteran talent ace authority efficiency_expert geographer jurist investigator technician genealogist horticulturist prosthetist arbiter antiquary exegete technocrat lapidary logician mythologist black_belt archer all-rounder out-and-outer parliamentarian past_master computer_expert calculator shark analyst mnemonist scout cabalist cosmetologist pteridologist anatomist agronomist|
|2.||[ adjective ] having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude|
|Synonyms:||proficient skillful good adept 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"
|3.||[ adjective ] having or showing great skill or knowledge or special training as expected of a professional|
"an expert opinion"