knowledgeable

adjective knowl·edge·able \ ˈnä-li-jə-bəl \
|Updated on: 14 Aug 2018

Definition of knowledgeable

: having or showing knowledge or intelligence

knowledgeability

play \ˌnä-li-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

knowledgeableness

noun

knowledgeably

play \ˈnä-li-jə-blē\ adverb

Examples of knowledgeable in a Sentence

  1. I'm fairly knowledgeable about wine.

  2. knowledgeable historians regard that story as pure fiction

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First Known Use of knowledgeable

1825

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KNOWLEDGEABLE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of knowledgeable for English Language Learners

  • : having information, understanding, or skill that comes from experience or education : having knowledge


KNOWLEDGEABLE Defined for Kids

knowledgeable

adjective knowl·edge·able \ ˈnä-li-jə-bəl \

Definition of knowledgeable for Students

: having or showing understanding and skill gained through experience or education


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