If someone calls you gifted, smile. It means you're talented.

You might be gifted at dancing, or a gifted mathematician — you can also call your best friend a gifted actor, or feel envious that she's such a gifted French speaker. In any of these examples, it's as if nature or fate bestowed a gift on a lucky person. Gifted, in fact, comes from gift and its Old Norse root, gipt or gift, which means both "gift" and "good luck."

Definitions of gifted

adj endowed with talent or talents

“a gifted writer”
talentless, untalented
devoid of talent; not gifted

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