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con·ver·sa·tion

 (kŏn′vər-sā′shən)
n.
1. The exchange of thoughts and feelings by means of speech or sign language: gifted in the art of conversation.
2. An instance of this: held a long conversation on the subject.

con′ver·sa′tion·al adj.
con′ver·sa′tion·al·ly adv.

conversational

(ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃənəl)
adj
1. (Communications & Information) of, using, or in the manner of conversation
2. inclined to or skilled in conversation; conversable
ˌconverˈsationally adv

con•ver•sa•tion•al

(ˌkɒn vərˈseɪ ʃə nl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of conversation: a conversational tone of voice.
2. able or ready to converse; given to conversation.
[1770–80]
con`ver•sa′tion•al•ly, adv.
syn: See colloquial.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.conversational - characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation; "wrote her letters in a colloquial style"; "the broken syntax and casual enunciation of conversational English"
informal - used of spoken and written language

conversational

adjective chatty, informal, communicative, colloquial What is refreshing is the author's easy, conversational style.

conversational

adjective
1. In the style of conversation:
2. Given to conversation:
Slang: gabby.
Translations
غَير رَسمي، في لُغةِ المُحادثهمُحِب للحَديث
hovornýhovorovýpovídavý
dagligdagsi det snakkesalige hjørnekonverserende
konverzacijskirazgovorni
társalgási
samræîu-samræîu- eîa viîtalsgóîur
konuşma ile ilgilikonuşmaya düşkün

conversational

[ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃənl]
A. ADJ [style, tone] → familiar
her conversational skills were somewhat lackingno era muy buena conversadora
he has the conversational skills of a two-year-oldhabla como un niño de dos anos
B. CPD conversational mode N (Comput) → modo m de conversación

conversational

[ˌkɒnvərˈseɪʃənəl] adj
[English, French] → de la conversation
(COMPUTING)conversationnel(le)

conversational

adj tone, styleUnterhaltungs-, Plauder-, leger; conversational Germangesprochenes Deutsch; his tone was quiet and conversationaler sagte es in ruhigem Gesprächston; that gave him a conversational openingdas ermöglichte es ihm, sich in die Unterhaltung einzuschalten or (to get talking) → eine Unterhaltung anzufangen

conversational

[ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃənl] adj (style, tone) → colloquiale (Comput) → conversazionale

conversation

(konvəˈseiʃən) noun
talk between people. to carry on a conversation.
ˌconverˈsational adjective
1. informal or colloquial. conversational English.
2. fond of talking. He's in a conversational mood.
References in classic literature ?
But still the discussion went on, in ordinary conversational tones, and it brought Jurgis back to the everyday world.
In Germany, when you load your conversational gun it is always best to throw in a SCHLAG or two and a ZUG or two, because it doesn't make any difference how much the rest of the charge may scatter, you are bound to bag something with THEM.
The solo over, a duet followed, and then a glee: a joyous conversational murmur filled up the intervals.
Barkis) to say - he being, as I observed in a former chapter, of a phlegmatic temperament, and not at all conversational - I offered him a cake as a mark of attention, which he ate at one gulp, exactly like an elephant, and which made no more impression on his big face than it would have done on an elephant's.
and so, by degrees, became conversational and able to walk away.
The farrier looked fierce, and the mild butcher's conversational spirit was roused a little.
Storrow, on the contrary, was a small man, quiet in manner, conversational in argument, and an encyclopedia of definite information.
The conversational manner, the seeming want of arrangement, the ironical simplicity, are found to result in a perfect work of art, which is the portrait of Socrates.
All the while he talked in a low, conversational tone.
The dinner and my conversational beginnings ended, I noted for the first time that almost all those who had surrounded me at first were gone.
For the iambic is, of all measures, the most colloquial: we see it in the fact that conversational speech runs into iambic lines more frequently than into any other kind of verse; rarely into hexameters, and only when we drop the colloquial intonation.
And how happens it," inquired Grandfather, "that there is no record nor tradition of your conversational abilities?