Definitions for: Fluent

[adj] expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech"
[adj] smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina"; "liquid prose"
[adj] easy and graceful in shape; "a yacht with long, fluent curves"

Webster (1913) Definition: Flu"ent, a. [L. fluens, -entis, p. pr. of fluere to
flow; cf. Gr. ? to boil over. Cf. Fluctuate, Flux.]
1. Flowing or capable of flowing; liquid; glodding; easily

2. Ready in the use of words; voluble; copious; having words
at command; and uttering them with facility and
smoothness; as, a fluent speaker; hence, flowing; voluble;
smooth; -- said of language; as, fluent speech.

With most fluent utterance. --Denham.

Fluent as the flight of a swallow is the sultan's
letter. --De Quincey.

Flu"ent, n.
1. A current of water; a stream. [Obs.]

2. [Cf. F. fluente.] (Math.) A variable quantity, considered
as increasing or diminishing; -- called, in the modern
calculus, the function or integral.

Synonyms: articulate, eloquent, facile, flowing, fluid, graceful, liquid, silver, silver-tongued, smooth, smooth-spoken

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