Someone who is knowledgeable is highly educated and well versed in a particular subject. Making it your life goal to become knowledgeable about naked mole rats might not win you the Nobel Prize, but it might be fun.

It’s interesting to note the shift in meaning of the adjective knowledgeable from when it was first recorded in the 1600s and now. Originally, knowledgeable was spelled without the second -e, and meant “capable of being known, recognizable.” Now, though, we use the adjective to describe that which has or displays knowledge. If you're well-read and alert, you're knowledgeable about the ways of the world.

Definitions of knowledgeable
  1. adjective
    alert and fully informed
    “surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on”
    synonyms: knowing
    having much knowledge or education
  2. adjective
    highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
    “a knowledgeable critic”
    “a knowledgeable audience”
    synonyms: knowing, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read
    possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
  3. adjective
    thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
    “" knowledgeable about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read”
    synonyms: intimate, versed
    experienced, experient
    having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation
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