Definition of “conversationalist” - English Dictionary

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“conversationalist” in British English

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conversationalistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒn.vəˈseɪ.ʃən.əl.ɪst/ us /ˌkɑːn.vɚˈseɪ.ʃən.əl.ɪst/

Examples from literature

  • He is a very interesting man and a brilliant conversationalist. 
  • He was urbane in manner and a pleasant conversationalist. 
  • Listen to the best conversationalists and how they express themselves. 
  • Louise found the young man a charming conversationalist. 
  • They are fine looking, good conversationalists and elegant dancers. 

(Definition of “conversationalist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)