American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One given to or skilled at conversation.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A talker; especially, an agreeable and interesting talker; a converser; one who excels in conversation.
- n. A person who participates in a conversation.
- n. A person skilled in conversation, especially one who is not expert on the topic of conversation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A conversationist.
- n. someone skilled at conversation
“What you want in a conversationalist is as much character as authority.”
“And we saw Shaftesbury earlier argue that my function as conversationalist is affected by the quality of recognition my efforts receive.”
“But it is enthusiasm itself that she identifies as a conversationalist's greatest asset -- and not just zeal for the sound of your own voice.”
“He's also probably a great conversationalist, which is the only reason I chose him over Neil Young, who would probably stand there looking furiously at his shoes for 25 minutes.”
“I do not remember of a more fluent "conversationalist" in my life.”
“Sure, mannequins aren't all that talkative, but isn't that the best kind of conversationalist, somebody -- or something -- who'll just listen?”
“In fact, his flexibility, as a key "conversationalist" for HHS, reflects the very point I tried to underscore in the story.”
“Brilliant scientist and witty conversationalist, bestselling author and architect of the great surveys that mapped the West after the Civil War, King was named by John Hay the best and brightest of his generation.”
“Friend to Secretary of State John Hay and eminent historian Henry Adams, King was a brilliant conversationalist and spellbinding storyteller, a visionary geologist who did more than anyone to map the American West, and a man who seemed to embody the American ideals of powerful intelligence wedded to manly vigor and adventurous spirit.”
“An amazing conversationalist, he made us all comfortable in minutes.”
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