Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- partly skilled
- of or doing manual work that requires only limited training
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Possessing some skills but not enough to do specialized work: semiskilled dockworkers.
- Requiring limited skills: a semiskilled job.