Definition of accomplished in English:

accomplished

adjective

  • 1Highly trained or skilled.

    ‘an accomplished pianist’
    • ‘It is a polished film by an accomplished director, able to hold its own on the international stage.’
    • ‘Gillen is a capable and accomplished coach, but he has struggled to recruit at Virginia.’
    • ‘Outside medicine he was an accomplished pianist and loved his garden and the nearby Lake District.’
    • ‘What a waste of talent - such accomplished actors could bring so much more than these one-dimensional roles.’
    • ‘The classes are suitable for everyone from the complete beginner to the accomplished artist.’
    • ‘He was an accomplished pianist and chess player, winning the Heart of America Competition in 1955.’
    • ‘This interest was shared with his wife Vera, also an accomplished pianist.’
    • ‘This is Argento's first shot at directing in English and it's clear that she has an accomplished eye and a fine visual sense.’
    • ‘An accomplished musician, she was a fine horsewoman and took a very keen interest in agricultural matters.’
    • ‘Harry is better known for his talents as an accomplished flute player.’
    • ‘The 12 th marquis was an accomplished jazz pianist and his elder son likes to chill out with his guitar.’
    • ‘By the age of 13 he had written an opera (now lost) and was becoming an accomplished pianist.’
    • ‘An accomplished classical pianist and a double first in Maths Physics, he was always a man apart.’
    • ‘Then this more theoretical work led him to become a very accomplished experimental scientist.’
    • ‘An accomplished pianist, Edward Said wrote some of the most surprising and sharp essays on music.’
    • ‘As for the band, it would be hard to find praise enough for these seasoned and accomplished musicians.’
    • ‘Hugh is one of this country's finest song-writing talents and accomplished live performers.’
    • ‘For the newcomer proved himself to be a capable surgeon and an accomplished physician.’
    • ‘Claire is an accomplished pianist while Carthage plays clarinet, piano, flute and guitar.’
    • ‘Dave, who portrays the role of John, is a seasoned and accomplished theatrical performer.’
    expert, skilled, skilful, masterly, virtuoso, master, consummate, proficient, talented, gifted, adept, adroit, deft, dexterous, able, good, competent, capable, efficient, experienced, seasoned, trained, practised, professional, polished, well versed, versed, smart, clever, ingenious, ready, apt, handy, artful
    magnificent, brilliant, splendid, marvellous, impressive, excellent, formidable, outstanding, first-class, first-rate, fine
    deadly
    great, mean, wicked, nifty, crack, ace
    a dab hand at
    crackerjack, badass
    wizard
    shit-hot
    compleat
    habile
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    1. 1.1dated Having a higher level of education than average and good social skills.
      • ‘Less accomplished students are able to work with an educational assistant.’
      • ‘He is tall, handsome, accomplished and, most worrying of all, Oxford educated.’
      • ‘Even the way she favours her own girls rings completely true, as does the way she has raised them to be competitively accomplished.’
      • ‘These are some of the most intellectually accomplished Indian women of our time.’
      • ‘History is full of truly accomplished people who have expertise in many subjects.’
      • ‘It was skill she believed that accomplished young women should possess.’
      • ‘Not only is he an assured manager, he is accomplished, astute, admirably able.’
      gifted, talented, virtuoso, genius, ingenious, masterly, inventive, creative
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Pronunciation

accomplished

/əˈkämpliSHt/