knowledgeable or knowl·edg·a·ble EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN adjective possessing or exhibiting knowledge, insight, or understanding; intelligent; well-informed; discerning; perceptive. Related forms knowl·edge·a·bil·i·ty, knowl·edge·a·ble·ness, noun knowl·edge·a·bly, adverb non·knowl·edge·a·ble, adjective qua·si-knowl·edge·a·ble, adjective qua·si-knowl·edge·a·bly, adverb un·knowl·edge·a·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for knowledgable Historical Examples of knowledgable
She described, as well as she could remember, her meeting with the
knowledgable Mr. Mann.
The man had been a wise fisherman, as
knowledgable as any in Ardevora.
But Hugh Boy was silent as to what he thought of his first
knowledgable kiss. British Dictionary definitions for knowledgable knowledgeable knowledgable adjective possessing or indicating much knowledge Derived Forms knowledgeableness or knowledgableness, noun knowledgeably or knowledgably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for knowledgable adj.
knowledgable, c.1600, "capable of being known, recognizable" (a sense now obsolete), from knowledge in its Middle English verbal sense + -able. The modern sense of "having knowledge, displaying knowledge" is from 1829 and probably a new formation.
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