Definition of experienced adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    experienced

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ɪkˈspɪəriənst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈspɪriənst//
     
    Job skills and personal qualities
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1  having knowledge or skill in a particular job or activity an experienced teacher experienced in something/in doing something He's very experienced in looking after animals. See related entries: Job skills and personal qualities
  2. 2  having knowledge as a result of doing something for a long time, or having had a lot of different experiences She's very young and not very experienced. an experienced traveller (= somebody who has travelled a lot)
  3. opposite inexperienced
    Extra examples She’s very experienced in caring for children. The staff are all highly experienced. The task needs the skills of a suitably experienced engineer. a widely experienced and articulate politician She was more mature, more experienced. She’s a very experienced teacher. She’s very young and not very experienced. an experienced traveller
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: experienced

Other results

All matches