expert expert  /ˈɛk spərt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
  2. (adj) having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
  3. (adj) of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Meanwhile, efficiency experts say that keeping tires inflated can improve gas mileage 3%, and regular maintenance can add another 4%.
  2. When an expert witness takes the stand to testify, he is a courtroom performer with an important privilege.
  3. After three days of fierce debate, the experts remained deeply divided.

News

  1. Expert describes what leads to hoarding

    What’s the difference between a slovenly person and a hoarder? “When you lose functionality of your home, when you can’t cook, clean or shower because you have too much stuff, you’re a hoarder,” said Cory Chalmers, owner of Steri-Clean and featured expert on the A&E television show, “Hoarders.” Chalmers is a former firefighter who has been called to many fatal fires that started in the homes of ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: SouthtownStar

  2. Expert: Kunz fired first shot

    An expert defense witness in Michael Patrick Kennedy’s attempted capital murder case analyzed the dashboard-mounted video camera footage of Kennedy’s altercation with a Schertz police officer and testified that the officer shot at Kennedy first.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung

  3. Expert Group, Inc d/b/a Pleasant Springs, Inc Releases Corporate Updates

    TIGER, Ga., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Expert Group, Inc (OTCPink: EXPU) is proud to announced that it passed a resolution that terminated the Form D filed. Furthermore the company voted on a No Reorganization ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Last time, I checked Sarah Palin's not much of an expert on nuclear issues," Obama told ABC-TV's Good Morning America.
    on Apr 10, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. "I recognize how difficult it was to grasp the extent and complexity of the problem, to obtain reliable information and to make the right decisions in the light of conflicting expert advice," Benedict wrote. "Nevertheless, it must be admitted...
    on Mar 19, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "We felt it was in everyone's best interest - for the team and the player - to send Alex to Dr. Philippon, who is regarded as the leading expert in his field," General Manager Brian Cashman said in a statement. "Alex has proven his durability...
    on Mar 3, 2009 By: Brian Cashman Source: New York Times

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