AskDefine | Define fluent

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fluent adj
1 easy and graceful in shape; "a yacht with long, fluent curves"
2 smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina"; "liquid prose" [syn: flowing, fluid, liquid, smooth]
3 expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech" [syn: eloquent, facile, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken]

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English

Etymology

fluens, flowing

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. able to speak a foreign language accurately and with confidence

Translations

able to speak a foreign language accurately and with confidence

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