American English

Definition of fluent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1fluent (in something) able to speak, read, or write a language, especially a foreign language, easily and well She's fluent in Polish. a fluent speaker/reader “Can he speak German?” “Yes, he's fluent.”
  2. 2(of a language, especially a foreign language) expressed easily and well He speaks fluent Italian.
  3. 3(of an action) done in a smooth and skillful way fluent handwriting fluent movements
adverb She speaks German fluently. a child just beginning to read fluently
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fluent