conversationalist

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

Definition of conversationalist

: 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

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Origin and Etymology of conversationalist


CONVERSATIONALIST Defined for English Language Learners

conversationalist

noun

Definition of conversationalist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who likes or is good at conversation


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