Adjective "knowhow" definition and examples

(Knowhow may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


Practical knowledge or skill; expertise.
  1. 'Labour skills and technological know-how are crucially important.'
  2. 'The research reveals a severe lack of basic cookery know-how.'
  3. 'These guys are doing the best they can, but they don't have the same expertise and know-how.'
  4. 'Although Ghana matched Italy for the first half an hour, the Italians' extra skill and know-how told in the end.'
  5. 'Such partners would also be a valuable source of professional know-how.'
  6. 'Why not put all that style know-how to good use with a career as a fashion stylist?'
  7. 'He had the contacts and know-how to turn her vision into reality.'
  8. 'That's why big clubs want big name managers with plenty of experience, gravitas and know-how.'
  9. 'The contract was trumpeted as a way of injecting investment and commercial know-how into the public sector.'
  10. 'There had been long-haul adventures to Sri Lanka and South Africa, so Jane was not without travel know-how.'

More definitions

1. knowledge of how to do something; faculty or skill for a particular activity; expertise: Designing a computer requires a lot of know-how.

More examples(as adjective)

"centres can be knowhow."