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5.
A big word that fills space in a sentence when one doesn't really know what he or she is talking about, i.e. an excuse for sounding dumb when trying to sound smart. Heard most often in art schools or cinema study classes.
I think Herzog's last film was... well the direction was... I don't know if I can articulate this well...

I may not articulate this well, but the piece says so much by saying so little.
by ihateartschool July 11, 2011
 
1.
Able to convert one's thoughts and emotions into words. Those who are articulate can use large, 'higher-level' words in their sentences without making a conscious effort to do so.
Just because somebody types without proper grammar doesn't make them inarticulate; after all, why does it matter whether or not you waste your time trying to add proper punctuation.
by Diggity Monkeez January 13, 2005
 
2.
(N.) What about two-thirds of the people on this website are not. Most of them (High-Schoolers) still read at a 3rd Grade level.
"hay! dat's not tru! yo, youse betta be shuttin' up bout dat n all cuz i'm a reel nigga! i cut u ass, nigga. i stab you thru tha inrtenet btch. u betta wsie up, foo. im da trtuh, nigga."
-*Wonderboy Marvel* (It ain't over bitch.)
by G-Union November 06, 2003
 
3.
(a) a term largely used by white beer sluts.
lucid, expressive, "well hung"
"yesterday i was eating a late dinner with a group of people and one guy's girlfriend started telling a story about her friend's boyfriend. she referred to him as "this really articulate black guy" when she first introduced him in the story, and she called him articulate four more times before she was done. it was embarrassing enough on its own, but there were two black guys at the table."
by p.m dawn March 19, 2009
 
4.
(adj) Well-spoken, possessing a talent for lucid and effortless speech.

A secret racial slur against blacks. When a black person delivers an impressive speech, interview, or story and is complimented as articulate, their temper will boil on sight. The tenuous implication being, you were surprised they could even speak.
"...and those are the biggest ways Aristotle differed from Plato's teaching."

"I have to agree, that was quite an articulate discourse"

"WHAT YOU TALKIN BOUT KRACKA??"
by TheGoyWonder April 09, 2014