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conversational

[ kon-ver-sey-shuh-nl ]
/ ˌkɒn vərˈseɪ ʃə nl /
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adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of conversation: a conversational tone of voice.
able or ready to converse; given to conversation.
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Origin of conversational

First recorded in 1770–80; conversation + -al1

synonym study for conversational

1. See colloquial.

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British Dictionary definitions for conversational

conversational
/ (ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃənəl) /

adjective
of, using, or in the manner of conversation
inclined to or skilled in conversation; conversable

Derived forms of conversational

conversationally, adverb
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