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    adept

    adept - Dictionary definition and meaning for word adept

    Definition
    (noun) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field Definition
    (adj) having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    Example Sentence
    • adept in handicrafts
    • an adept juggler
    • an expert job
    • a good mechanic
    • a practiced marksman
    • a proficient engineer
    • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
    • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adept

a+depth, a person who has deep knowledge

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adept is close to adapt so an adept batsman like sachin adapt himself quickly on any kind of pitch.

inept means unskillful, ADEPT means SKILLFUL

A + dept : dept ~ department; our chemical engineering department consist of expert professors in every topic.

a dept(depth)so it can be as-person depth in a subject ia an expert.

A department of Experts.

Adding to above mnemonic, DOD- that is Department of Defense in USA has group of experts working for it..

ept sounds like apt means aptitude so if a person has aptitude he would be very skillful

A-dept.... deptartment given A grade for its knowledge and skill

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