What does fluency mean?

Definitions for fluency

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fluency.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eloquence, fluency, smoothnessnoun

    powerful and effective language

    "his eloquence attracted a large congregation"; "fluency in spoken and written English is essential"; "his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police"

  2. fluencynoun

    skillfulness in speaking or writing

  3. fluency, volubility, articulatenessnoun

    the quality of being facile in speech and writing


  1. fluencynoun

    The quality of smoothness of flow

    Etymology: From fluentia, cognate fluence.

  2. fluencynoun

    The quality of being fluent in a language; A person's command of a particular language.

    Etymology: From fluentia, cognate fluence.

  3. fluencynoun

    The quality of consistently applying skill correctly in the manner of one well-practiced at it, requiring little deliberate thought to perform without mistakes

    Etymology: From fluentia, cognate fluence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fluencynoun

    the quality of being fluent; smoothness; readiness of utterance; volubility

    Etymology: [L. fluentia: cf. F. fluence. See Fluent.]


  1. Fluency

    Fluency is the property of a person or of a system that delivers information quickly and with expertise.

How to pronounce fluency?

How to say fluency in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fluency in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fluency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of fluency in a Sentence

  1. Marc Poulin:

    This change in verbal fluency is what you'd expect to see in someone five years younger.

  2. Rick Wilson:

    Marco Rubio has a certain fluency, and ability to connect with voters, and this will be one of the first times a wider audience has seen it.

Images & Illustrations of fluency

  1. fluencyfluencyfluencyfluencyfluency

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for fluency

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for fluency »


Find a translation for the fluency definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:

Discuss these fluency definitions with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


    "fluency." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 28 Nov. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/fluency>.

    Are we missing a good definition for fluency? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    diverge from the expected
    • A. lucubrate
    • B. excogitate
    • C. aberrate
    • D. fluster

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for fluency: