Synonyms of expert in English:


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1‘he is an expert in kendo’

specialist, authority, pundit, oracle, resource person
adept, maestro, virtuoso, master, past master, professional, genius, wizard
connoisseur, aficionado, one of the cognoscenti, cognoscente, doyen, savant
informal ace, buff, ninja, pro, whizz, hotshot, old hand, alpha geek
British informal dab hand
North American informal maven, crackerjack
rare proficient

inexpert, amateur


1‘an expert chess player’

skilful, skilled, adept, accomplished, talented, fine
master, masterly, brilliant, virtuoso, bravura, magnificent, marvellous, wonderful, outstanding, great, exceptional, superlative, formidable, excellent, dazzling, first-class, first-rate, elite, superb
proficient, good, able, apt, capable, competent, clever
experienced, practised, qualified, knowledgeable, well versed
specialist, professional
deft, dexterous, adroit
au fait
informal wizard, ace, stellar, class, crack, top-notch, out of this world, mean, A1, demon, genius
vulgar slang shit hot

inexpert, incompetent