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[じょう()·()]
jouzu
noun, na adjective

Alternate Written Forms:

[じょう()·()]
joute
[じょう()·しゅ()]
joushu

English Meaning(s) for 上手

na adjective, noun
  1. skillful; skilled; proficient; good (at); adept; clever
noun
  1. flattery

Definition and Synonyms for 上手

Overbearing expecting unquestioning obedience
Synonyms: ワンマン, 上手, 上手, 不遜, 傲岸, 傲慢不遜, 大柄, 大柄, 大風, 大風, 威圧的, 居丈高, 権威的, 横柄, 横風, 横風, 独裁的, 腰高, かさ高, 高圧的, 高姿勢, 高飛車
Gifted endowed with talent or talents
Synonyms: 上手, 上手, 敏腕, 有能, 腕っこき, 腕利き, 達者
Nice done with delicacy and skill
Synonyms: うまい, ナイス, 上手, 上手, 器用, 巧み, 巧む, 巧妙, 得手, 腕っこき, 腕利き, 至妙
Proficient having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
Synonyms: うまい, 上手, 上手, 堪能, 堪能, 巧み, 巧む, 巧妙, 慣れた, 慣れる, 熟練した, 腕っこき, 腕利き, 達者
Technical of or relating to technique or proficiency in a practical skill
Synonyms: 上手, 上手, 堪能, 堪能, 熟練した, 達者
Proficiency the quality of having great facility and competence
Synonyms: 上手, 上手, 堪能, 堪能, 熟練, 熟達
Flattery excessive or insincere praise
Synonyms: 上手, 上手, 世辞, お世辞, 外交辞令, 空世辞
Left Stage the part of the stage on the actor's left as the actor faces the audience
Synonyms: 上手, 上手

Meanings for each kanji in 上手

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Categories 上手 is a member of

Competence the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
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Compliment a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
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Left location near or direction toward the left side
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 上手

Sample Sentences for 上手

Mr. Sato speaks English well.
A wheelbarrow fills the bill for moving concrete blocks.
He can play tennis better than any other boy in his class.
She can play the piano very well.
She is good at skiing.

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