Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Done well or skilfully

skilful

adjective

done with great skill

masterly

adjective

done in a very skilful and clever way

accomplished

adjective

very skilfully done

masterful

adjective

done in a very skilful and clever way

nice

adjective

done with a lot of skill

artful

adjective

done using art or skill

tight

adjective

done with a lot of skill and care so that mistakes are not made

slick

adjective

a slick movement or action is one that is skilful and done without a lot of effort

workmanlike

adjective

done or made in a professional way

barnstorming

adjective

done with impressive energy, skill, and enthusiasm

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog