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conversational

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of conversational

  1. 1 fond of talking or conversation <the antiques dealer is not the conversational sort, so customers should not expect any impromptu chats> Synonyms blabby, chatty, talkative, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, motormouthed, mouthy, talkyRelated Words communicative, expansive; demonstrative, effusive, gushing; free-spoken, outspoken, unreserved, vocal; articulate, fluent, glib, voluble, well-spoken; gossipy, talebearing, tale-telling; long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy; extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing, sociableNear Antonyms quiet, shy; mum, mute, silent, speechless, tongue-tied, wordless; evasive, nonvocal, secretive, self-contained; aloof, indrawn, inhibited, introverted, retiring, unsociable, withdrawnAntonyms closemouthed, laconic, reserved, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, uncommunicative

  2. 2 having the style and content of everyday conversation <struck a very conversational tone in his reports of his travels through foreign countries> Synonyms chattery, colloquial, chatty, dishy, gossipy, newsyRelated Words casual, familiar, informal, intimate, tell-all; digressive, discursive, rambling; communicative, expansive, garrulous, talkativeNear Antonyms ceremonious, dignified, elevated, formal, solemn, statelyAntonyms bookish, literary

  3. 3 used in or suitable for speech and not formal writing <uses conversational language instead of more stilted expressions in her campaign speeches> Synonyms colloquial, informal, nonformal, nonliterary, unbookish, unliterary, vernacular, vulgarRelated Words dialectal, dialectical (also dialectic), nonstandard, regional; incorrect, nongrammatical, substandard, uneducated, ungrammatical, unlearned; slang, slangyNear Antonyms standard, undialectical; correct, educated, genteel, grammatical, properAntonyms bookish, formal, learned, literary




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