practiced or prac·tised [prak-tist] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- skilled or expert; proficient through practice or experience: a practiced hand at politics.
- acquired or perfected through practice: a practiced English accent.
Origin of practiced First recorded in 1560–70; practice + -ed2 Related formsnon·prac·ticed, adjectivewell-prac·ticed, adjective Examples from the Web for well-practiced Contemporary Examples of well-practiced
How the Queen feels about this remains one of the many secrets that she conceals behind her well-practiced inscrutability.
August 17, 2014
Historical Examples of well-practiced
And with his well-practiced eyes he endeavored to pierce the gloom of the river.
In a routine so well-practiced that it had become ritual, he checked over the cruiser point by point.
Mark Irvin Clifton
The well-practiced Republican apologists exhausted their ingenuity in endeavoring to explain away the reverse.
George A. Lawrence
Word Origin and History for well-practiced practiced adj.
“expert,” 1560s, past participle adjective from practice (v.).