fluent, fluid, liquid, smooth(adj)
smooth and unconstrained in movement
"a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina"
eloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken(adj)
expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
"able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech"
That flows; flowing, liquid.
Able to speak a language accurately, rapidly, and confidently – in a flowing way.
Origin: From fluens.
flowing or capable of flowing; liquid; glodding; easily moving
ready in the use of words; voluble; copious; having words at command; and uttering them with facility and smoothness; as, a fluent speaker; hence, flowing; voluble; smooth; -- said of language; as, fluent speech
a current of water; a stream
a variable quantity, considered as increasing or diminishing; -- called, in the modern calculus, the function or integral
Origin: [L. fluens, -entis, p. pr. of fluere to flow; cf. Gr. to boil over. Cf. Fluctuate, Flux.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
flōō′ent, adj. ready in the use of words: voluble: marked by copiousness.—n. the variable quantity in fluxions.—ns. Flu′ence (Milt.), Flu′ency, Flu′entness, readiness or rapidity of utterance: volubility.—adv. Flu′ently. [L. fluens, fluentis, pr.p. of fluĕre, to flow.]
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The numerical value of fluent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of fluent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of fluent in a Sentence
We are at a tipping point with our language. We have enough fluent speakers now that we need to use [them] to help save our language.
Johannes Meintjes… is one of the more articulate South Africans of his generation. A prolific painter, he is also a fluent author in both English and Afrikaans. With unresting curiosity about South African national and regional history, he seems blessedly free from political or racial bias, and when he writes of nations or persons in conflict is alert to what is good or bad on both sides.
It's a benefit of Jeb Bush to be able to be so fluent in Spanish, because we have a large and wonderful Hispanic population that is helping to build America.
The speaker is obviously a native speaker of Arabic, given the way he speaks that language and the influence it has on his English but his English is extremely fluent, to a level I would label near-native.
We need a president who's fluent in at least one language.
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Translations for fluent
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- فصيح, طلقArabic
- свободен, подвижен, теченBulgarian
- plynný, plynulýCzech
- ρευστός, με ευχέρειαGreek
- fluida, fluidoSpanish
- éloquente, courante, éloquent, courantFrench
- siùbhlachScottish Gaelic
- սահուն, արագախոս, վարժArmenian
- fasih, lancarIndonesian
- altalandi, reiprennandiIcelandic
- ぺらぺら, 流暢な, すらすらJapanese
- biegły, płynnyPolish
- свободный, беглыйRussian
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