Usage examples for proficient

  1. The young man, who was a proficient, ran out in two breaks, leaving his rival a hopeless distance behind.  The Upton Letters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  2. In not a single one of them was she proficient enough to teach.  The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  3. As a drill- master he was not excelled, and under his instruction the Company soon became very proficient in the manual of arms, and school of the soldier and Company.  History of the Dewitt guard, company A, 50th regiment National guard, state of New York by Unknown
  4. Thus, through their own narrow- minded inconsistencies, even the most ceremoniously- proficient may at times present an ill- balanced attitude.  The Mirror of Kong Ho by Ernest Bramah