conversationist


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conversationist - 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"

conversationist

noun
One given to conversation:
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I wasn't much of a conversationist in those days but I wish I'd spoken to him for longer.
The phrase 'Range of Light' was coined by the legendary conversationist John Muir in the late 1800s in reference to the every evolving beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountain country.
These warblers have already been noted by conversationists because of their steep population decrease in recent years.