adjective \kən-ˈvər-sənt also ˈkän-vər-sənt\

: able to talk in a foreign language

Full Definition of CONVERSANT

archaic :  having frequent or familiar association
archaic :  concerned, occupied
:  having knowledge or experience —used with with

Examples of CONVERSANT

  1. She's conversant in several languages.
  2. <a world traveler who is highly conversant with the customs of foreign cultures>

First Known Use of CONVERSANT

14th century


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