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Definition of eloquent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1able to use language and express your opinions well, especially when you are speaking in public an eloquent speech/speaker
  2. 2(of a look or movement) able to express a feeling His eyes were eloquent.
noun [uncountable] a speech of passionate eloquence the eloquence of his smile
adverb She spoke eloquently on the subject. His face expressed his grief more eloquently than any words.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: eloquent