Of or pertaining to the manner of a master of an art, technique, profession, or craft; masterly. (adjective)
In the manner of a master; very skillful. (adjective)
Having or showing the qualities of a master vis-a-vis a dependent or subordinate; authoritative; domineering. (adjective)
Examples of word masterful
The other was a shrewd-looking, keen-faced, sparely-built man, with somewhat aquiline nose and straight narrow forehead, not at all bad-looking or evil-looking and with an air of strong determination; in short, what one calls a masterful man.
He began making recordings under his own name in the mid-'80s - around the time he was diagnosed with HIV - and for the better part of the next two decades, became known as a masterful interpreter and accompanist in his own right.
a stern and stubborn nature that those who liked him called masterful, and that those who disliked him -- a more numerous body -- termed tyrannical.
All six of the Volâ€™s scoring drives covered more than 80 yards, with freshman QBs Brent Schaeffer and Erik Ainge directed the drives in masterful fashion.
Though she did not graduate with a specific distinction, she was known as a masterful storyteller.