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 knowledgeable (audio) \ noun
knowledgeableness noun
knowledgeably \ ˈnä-​li-​jə-​blē How to pronounce knowledgeable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of knowledgeable in a Sentence

I'm fairly knowledgeable about wine. knowledgeable historians regard that story as pure fiction
Recent Examples on the Web That big lie, coupled with punishing new laws and threats against poll workers, has prompted fatigue in the field and a potential exodus of knowledgeable people to run smooth elections in the future, experts and poll workers say. Rob Kuznia, Bob Ortega And Casey Tolan, CNN, 12 Sep. 2021 This account was informed by discussions with eight people knowledgeable about the program. Nicholas Schmidl, The New Yorker, 1 Sep. 2021 When compared to the box office performance of other Marvel films before the pandemic, Johansson could have earned at least $50 million in compensation, knowledgeable people have said. Meg James, Los Angeles Times, 21 Aug. 2021 Schaeffler’s energy and KIPP’s reputation have attracted to its board some of the city’s most knowledgeable education fundraisers. Washington Post, 15 Aug. 2021 In the Marquette survey, the most knowledgeable adults were the most divided and the least positive toward the court. Craig Gilbert, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 Aug. 2021 In the Marquette survey, the most knowledgeable adults were the most divided and the least positive toward the court. Craig Gilbert, USA TODAY, 4 Aug. 2021 Traveling with a knowledgeable person dramatically reduces risk compared with traveling alone. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 2 Aug. 2021 These lessons change actual definitions that are not adopted or recognized by any knowledgeable person. cleveland, 1 July 2021

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First Known Use of knowledgeable

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Knowledgeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knowledgeable. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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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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