en-adj|more adept or adepter|most adept or adeptest
- Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient.
1837-1839: Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist
:Adept as she was, in all the arts of cunning and dissimulation, the girl Nancy could not wholly conceal the effect which the knowledge of the step she had taken, wrought upon her mind.
- One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy.
1841: Charles Dickens, Barnaby Rudge
:When he had achieved this task, he applied himself to the acquisition of stable language, in which he soon became such an adept, that he would perch outside my window and drive imaginary horses with great skill, all day.
1894-95: Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure
Spanish: experto m, experta f