If you're really good at something, you're talented. Both a professional violinist and an amateur singer with a beautiful voice can be called talented musicians.

Talented wordsmiths will know that some other ways to say talented include proficient, adept and skilled. This adjective comes from the noun talent, which talented etymologists have traced back to the Greek root talanton, "balance, weight, or sum of money."

Definitions of talented
  1. adjective
    endowed with talent or talents
    synonyms: gifted
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    talentless, untalented
    devoid of talent; not gifted
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