knowledgeable

or knowl·edg·a·ble

[ nol-i-juh-buhl ]
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adjective
  1. possessing or exhibiting knowledge, insight, or understanding; intelligent; well-informed; discerning; perceptive.

Origin of knowledgeable

1
First recorded in 1600–10; knowledge + -able

Other words from knowledgeable

  • 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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How to use knowledgeable in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for knowledgeable

knowledgeable

knowledgable

/ (ˈnɒlɪdʒəbəl) /


adjective
  1. possessing or indicating much knowledge

Derived forms of knowledgeable

  • knowledgeableness or knowledgableness, noun
  • knowledgeably or knowledgably, adverb

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