conversationalist

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noun con·ver·sa·tion·al·ist \-shnə-list, -shə-nəl-ist\

Definition of conversationalist

  1. :  one who converses a great deal or who excels in conversation a witty conversationalist

Examples of conversationalist in a sentence

  1. She's not much of a conversationalist.

  2. she was known as a compulsive conversationalist, so much so that it was often impossible to stop her once she got going

Origin and Etymology of conversationalist

see conversation


First Known Use: 1819


CONVERSATIONALIST Defined for English Language Learners

conversationalist

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noun con·ver·sa·tion·al·ist \-shnə-list, -shə-nəl-ist\

Definition of conversationalist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who likes or is good at conversation


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