knowledgeable

adjective
knowl·​edge·​able | \ ˈnä-li-jə-bəl How to pronounce knowledgeable (audio) \

Definition of knowledgeable

: having or showing knowledge or intelligence

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Other Words from knowledgeable

knowledgeability \ ˌnä-​li-​jə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce knowledgeability (audio) \ noun
knowledgeableness noun
knowledgeably \ ˈnä-​li-​jə-​blē How to pronounce knowledgeably (audio) \ adverb

Examples of knowledgeable in a Sentence

I'm fairly knowledgeable about wine. knowledgeable historians regard that story as pure fiction

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That being said, people are more knowledgeable about skin care than ever, and marketers should know better. Bella Cacciatore, Allure, "Kylie Jenner Is Getting Dragged for Her Foaming Face Wash Video Tutorial," 1 June 2019 That being said, people are more knowledgeable about skin care than ever, and marketers should know better. Glamour, "Kylie Jenner Is Getting Dragged for How She Washes Her Face," 30 May 2019 What knowledgeable users see as annoying nagging is, for other users, fresh and new information. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Next Windows 10 update triggers outrage by continuing to promote Edge," 12 Sep. 2018 Plain Cellars has a pleasant mix of reds, dessert wines and cider, and a knowledgeable and friendly to guide you through them. latimes.com, "Detours worth taking on your next road trip," 20 May 2018 Where else on television are folks rewarded for having knowledge, rather than being able to appear knowledgeable? Jack Dickey, SI.com, "What It's Like to Win $47,802 on Jeopardy!," 23 Apr. 2018 Of the 30 or more people living in the park, most seem to be enthusiastic and knowledgeable Warriors’ fans. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, "Homeless Warriors fans live in the shadow of team’s headquarters," 7 May 2018 The superintendent of today must be visible, accessible and knowledgeable at all times. Marian Kim-phelps, Pomerado News, "A day in the life of a school superintendent," 12 Apr. 2018 To continue reading this story, TRY IT NOW Service is formal and knowledgeable without being stuffy. San Antonio Express-News, "7. Il Sogno Osteria," 8 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of knowledgeable

1825, in the meaning defined above

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knowledgeable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of knowledgeable

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

knowledgeable

adjective
knowl·​edge·​able | \ ˈnä-li-jə-bəl How to pronounce knowledgeable (audio) \

Kids Definition of knowledgeable

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

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