knowledgeable

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

Definition of knowledgeable 

: having or showing knowledge or intelligence

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Other Words from knowledgeable

knowledgeability \ˌnä-li-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē \ noun
knowledgeableness noun
knowledgeably \ˈnä-li-jə-blē \ 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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At Cohen Recycling, customers simply pull into the drive-through, where knowledgeable employees unload, separate, weigh, and price the items. Stacey Mckenna, Cincinnati.com, "Recycling is easier — and better for the environment — than you think," 5 July 2018 Cohen, Pecker and Howard communicated about Trump rivals such as Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina and other Republican primary candidates, according to the three knowledgeable people, plus a fourth person aware of the practice. Sarah Ellison, BostonGlobe.com, "Tabloid allegedly ran stories by Trump before publishing," 22 June 2018 Cohen, Pecker and Howard communicated about Trump rivals such as Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina and other Republican primary candidates, according to the three knowledgeable people, plus a fourth person aware of the practice. Sarah Ellison, chicagotribune.com, "National Enquirer allegedly ran stories by Trump before publishing during campaign," 21 June 2018 Want to be the most knowledgeable one at your viewing party? Madison Roberts, PEOPLE.com, "Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 CMT Awards: From Nominees to Performers!," 6 June 2018 Among those lessons: Uncle Chuck taught them about the importance of being a passionate advocate and a knowledgeable spokesperson. Lori Higgins, Detroit Free Press, "What soccer-loving uncle taught 2 top Michigan teachers," 13 July 2018 For prospective buyers, working with a MIBOR agent ensures access to the most up-to-date market information and skilled, knowledgeable guidance throughout the entire homebuying transaction. Shelley Specchio, Indianapolis Star, "Discovering Indianapolis’ vibrant neighborhoods: Hamilton County," 29 June 2018 Hence Detour, which provides detailed, guided walking tours from knowledgeable locals. Kim Komando, Fox News, "12 incredibly useful travel apps you didn't know about until now," 1 June 2018 The symptoms that a particular insect or disease causes are usually distinctive enough for a knowledgeable professional to make a diagnosis. Dan Gill, NOLA.com, "How to keep insects, weeds and diseases out of your South Louisiana garden," 24 May 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 \

Kids Definition of knowledgeable

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

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