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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The district also is implementing a platform that allows student to have conversations about this topic in a safe environment, facilitated by skilled and knowledgeable trainers, Bolton said. Richard Obert, azcentral, "Arcadia basketball coaches cleared of all alleged racial discrimination by Scottsdale district following investigation," 10 July 2019 Perhaps Gauff, given her extraordinary skills, apparent maturity and knowledgeable parents, is more than capable of excelling as a full-time pro at a young age. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "Coco Gauff and the Legality of the Teenager Professional Athlete," 3 July 2019 At Sycamore School, all teachers are trained in gifted education and knowledgeable about the latest research on how gifted children learn best: through a curriculum that is both broad and deep, as well as complex, abstract and fast-paced. Jessica Levy, Indianapolis Star, "Sycamore School helps gifted children thrive," 7 June 2019 This common kink covers everything from spanking to intimidating single-tail whips, which should only be used by someone extremely well-practiced and knowledgeable. Sophie Saint Thomas, Allure, "Pick a Safe Word, It's Kink Month at Allure," 1 May 2019 The wealth of reference materials was only matched by the caring and knowledgeable staff that assisted me in my research. Letter Writers, Twin Cities, "Letters: A cougar is no surprise in factory farm country," 14 June 2019 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 The book is artful, illuminating, knowledgeable, wise, helpful and caring—like its author, a distinguished therapist and researcher at the Massachusetts General Hospital, who died in 2017. WSJ, "Who Read What in 2018: History and Journalism," 10 Dec. 2018 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

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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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