Are you looking for another word to describe a person who is highly skilled, very proficient or expert at something? Try the adjective adept!

In the days of Medieval Latin, an adeptus was a person who had learned the secrets of alchemy. Although an adept person today cannot turn lead into gold, the adjective is still high praise meaning "skilled, expert, highly proficient."

Definitions of adept

adj having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

adept in handicrafts”
“an adept juggler”
expert, good, practiced, proficient, skilful, skillful
having or showing or requiring special skill

n someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

ace, champion, genius, hotshot, maven, mavin, sensation, star, superstar, virtuoso, whiz, whizz, wiz, wizard
track star
a star runner
Type of:
a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

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