Fluent meaning

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Able to write or speak easily, smoothly, and expressively.

Fluent in French.

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Flowing or capable of flowing; fluid.
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Flowing or moving smoothly and easily.

Fluent verse.

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That flows; flowing, liquid.
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(linguistics) Able to speak a language accurately, rapidly, and confidently – in a flowing way.
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The definition of fluent is having complete knowledge of a foreign language so you can express yourself in that language, or the ability to speak easily, flow freely or move smoothly.

A person who can speak a foreign language very well is an example of someone who is fluent in that language.

An eloquent speaker who makes speeches easily and articulately is an example of a fluent speaker.

A person who glides and moves gracefully is an example of someone who would be described as having fluent movements.

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Flowing or moving smoothly; graceful.

A yacht with long, fluent curves.

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Origin of fluent

  • Latin fluēns fluent- present participle of fluere to flow bhleu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin fluens (“flowing”).

    From Wiktionary