Definition of fluent
- powered, granular, or fluent materials
- the fluent body of a dancer
- fluent in Spanish
- a fluent writer
- a fluent performance
- spoke in fluent English
- fluent in math
a fluent speaker of Chinese
a very fluent speaker who always communicates his points well
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: able to speak a language easily and very well
: done in a smooth and easy way
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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