conversationalist


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con·ver·sa·tion·al·ist

 (kŏn′vər-sā′shə-nə-lĭst) also con·ver·sa·tion·ist (-shə-nĭst)
n.
One given to or skilled at conversation.

conversationalist

(ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃənəlɪst) or

conversationist

n
a person who enjoys or excels in conversation

con•ver•sa•tion•al•ist

(ˌkɒn vərˈseɪ ʃə nl ɪst)

n.
a person who enjoys and contributes to good conversation.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conversationalist - someone skilled at conversation
deipnosophist - someone skilled at informal chitchat
conversational partner, interlocutor - a person who takes part in a conversation
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"

conversationalist

noun
One given to conversation:
Translations

conversationalist

[ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃnəlɪst] Nconversador(a) m/f
to be a good conversationalistbrillar en la conversación
he's not much of a conversationalistno es muy buen conversador

conversationalist

[ˌkɒnvərˈseɪʃənəlɪst] nbrillant(e) causeur/euse m/f
to be a poor conversationalist → ne pas avoir beaucoup de conversation

conversationalist

nguter Unterhalter or Gesprächspartner, gute Unterhalterin or Gesprächspartnerin; not much of a conversationalistnicht gerade ein Konversationsgenie

conversationalist

[ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃnəlɪst] nconversatore/trice
References in classic literature ?
He was a brilliant conversationalist, as was to be expected from a successful diplomatist, even under unstimulating conditions.
Strickland was not a conversationalist, and he had no gift for putting what he had to say in the striking phrase that the listener remembers.
She is a sweet old thing; but she never says anything but good of anybody and so she is a very uninteresting conversationalist.
He's a mighty good listener, and has forgot more'n any MacAllister of them all ever knew, but he isn't much of a conversationalist.
During his last ten years he was a member of Parliament; but though he was a delightful conversationalist in a small group of friends, he was unable to speak in public.
John, of course, good fellow though he is, could hardly be called a brilliant conversationalist.
His skills as a master conversationalist have attracted a wide range of talented actors, directors and writers in the past.
She was a great conversationalist and a highly sophisticated lady,' said Mr Hughes.
Others will recall Waldo the teacher, the conversationalist and the man regarded as being a 'bit unusual', who rode his bike all over the county, in all weather and all year round, wearing a pair of shorts.
Witty, roguishly handsome and given to all manner of pranks, Jack was a lively companion and conversationalist.
Michael was an engaging, forthright conversationalist whose stories were sometimes spellbinding, making you laugh and think at the same time.