Definitions for eloquentˈɛl ə kwənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken(adj)

    expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively

    "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech"


  1. eloquent(Adjective)

    fluently persuasive and articulate

  2. eloquent(Adjective)

    effective in expressing meaning by speech

  3. Origin: eloquens, present participle of eloqui, from e + loqui.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eloquent(adj)

    having the power of expressing strong emotions or forcible arguments in an elevated, impassioned, and effective manner; as, an eloquent orator or preacher

  2. Eloquent(adj)

    adapted to express strong emotion or to state facts arguments with fluency and power; as, an eloquent address or statement; an eloquent appeal to a jury

  3. Origin: [F. loquent, L. eloquens, -entis, p. pr. of eloqui to speak out, declaim; e + loqui to speak. See Loquacious.]

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