ept

adj
British
skilled, competent. A jocular back-for-mation from 'inept', heard in middle-class speech since the 1990s.
► 'I've got to say she's not very ept, is she?' (Recorded, office manager, London, 1996)
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Contemporary slang . 2014.

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