Definition of knowledgeable in US English:


(also knowledgable)


  • Intelligent and well informed.

    ‘she is very knowledgeable about livestock and pedigrees’
    • ‘Having read the book I do feel more knowledgeable about my own generation.’
    • ‘The main problem with the exchange of information is that there's a tendency for people to become knowledgable without ever having experienced anything.’
    • ‘He was plainly a knowledgeable and experienced witness, with a broad background in the railway industry.’
    • ‘Our knowledgeable panel of speakers will introduce you to the many aspects of living in Tokyo.’
    • ‘I'm not knowledgable enough about the subject to discuss it intelligently or usefully.’
    • ‘Perhaps there is a knowledgeable local person who might undertake this task for you.’
    • ‘Their salespeople are always knowledgable about the stock and the prices are reasonable.’
    • ‘And the staff are all book lovers themselves and very knowledgable.’
    • ‘The fans are very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about Grand Prix racing.’
    • ‘If you need help with your resumé we have friendly knowledgeable staff available to assist.’
    • ‘So we sought out opinions from York's most knowledgeable musical minds.’
    • ‘I miss my friends a lot, and the fact that everyone in Toronto is so knowledgeable about the music.’
    • ‘Her talk was much appreciated and she was both knowledgeable and informative.’
    • ‘I have to confess that I am not very knowledgeable about modern rock music.’
    • ‘The former miner was a very knowledgeable man who loved to read and could discuss any topic.’
    • ‘What this goes to show is how very little most people, even intelligent and knowledgable people, know about language.’
    • ‘For one thing Rolf Harris is quite knowledgeable on the subject, and art is something he has a passion for.’
    • ‘All in all, this was a meal to savour, and one delivered by efficient and knowledgeable waiting staff.’
    • ‘Thomas says consumers are more knowledgeable about design now than in the past.’
    • ‘Our bartender was really knowledgeable about the menu and helpful in answering all my questions.’
    well informed, informed, learned, with great knowledge, well read, well educated, educated, widely read, erudite, scholarly, cultured, cultivated, enlightened, aware
    acquainted with, familiar with, with a knowledge of, with an understanding of, conversant with, au courant with, au fait with
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