Synonyms of professional in English:

professional


See definition of professional

adjective

1‘people in professional occupations’

SYNONYMS

white-collar, executive, non-manual

ANTONYMS

manual

2‘a professional tennis player’

SYNONYMS

paid, salaried, non-amateur, full-time

ANTONYMS

amateur

3‘I think we gave a thoroughly professional performance’

SYNONYMS

expert, accomplished, skilful, adept, masterly, masterful, excellent, fine, polished, finished, skilled, proficient, competent, capable, able, efficient, experienced, practised, trained, seasoned, slick, businesslike, deft, dexterous

informal ace, crack, stellar, top-notch

ANTONYMS

amateurish, incompetent, inept

4‘it's really not professional of me to comment on these things’

SYNONYMS

appropriate, ethical, fitting, in order, correct

comme il faut


noun

1‘affluent young professionals’

SYNONYMS

white-collar worker, professional worker, office worker

2‘it's his first season as a professional’

SYNONYMS

professional player, non-amateur, paid player

informal pro

3‘she was a real professional on stage’

SYNONYMS

expert, master, maestro, past master, trooper, adept, virtuoso, old hand, skilled person, authority

informal pro, ace, whizz, hotshot, ninja

British informal dab hand, wizard

North American informal maven, crackerjack

rare proficient

ANTONYMS

amateur