chatterbox


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chat·ter·box

 (chăt′ər-bŏks′)
n.
An extremely talkative person.

chatterbox

(ˈtʃætəˌbɒks)
n
informal a person who talks constantly, esp about trivial matters

chat•ter•box

(ˈtʃæt ərˌbɒks)

n.
a talkative person.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chatterbox - orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leafchatterbox - orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leaf
Epipactis, genus Epipactis - genus of hardy orchids with leafy-bracted racemes of greenish or purplish irregular flowers
helleborine - any of various orchids of the genus Epipactis
2.chatterbox - an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talkerchatterbox - an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"

chatterbox

(Informal)
noun chatterer, gossip, babbler, prattler, natterer, blather, blether (Scot.) My five-year-old daughter's a real little chatterbox.
Translations
ثَرْثار، كَثيرُ الكَلام
povídálektlachal
sludrechatol
hölösuulörpöttelijälörppö
csacsogólocsifecsiszélkelepszószátyár
skrafskjóîa
táradlo
çalçenegeveze

chatterbox

[ˈtʃætəbɒks] chatterer [ˈtʃætərəʳ] Ncharlatán/ana m/f, parlanchín/ina m/f, platicón/ona m/f (Mex)

chatterbox

[ˈtʃætərbɒks] nmoulin m à paroles, babillard(e) m/fchattering classes [ˌtʃætərɪŋˈklɑːsɪz] npl (pejorative) the chattering classes → les intellos mpl

chatterbox

nQuasselstrippe f (inf)

chatterbox

[ˈtʃætəˌbɒks] n (fam) → chiacchierone/a

chatter

(ˈtʃӕtə) verb
1. to talk quickly and noisily about unimportant things. The children chattered among themselves.
2. (of teeth) to knock together with the cold etc. teeth chattering with terror.
noun
rapid, noisy talk. childish chatter.
ˈchatterbox noun
a talkative person.
References in classic literature ?
He and the innocent chatterbox whom I met on the Swiss lake are the most unique and interesting specimens of Young America I came across during my foreign tramping.
Nay, nay, Sancho friend, keep clear, oh, keep clear of these stumbling-blocks; for he who falls into the way of being a chatterbox and droll, drops into a wretched buffoon the first time he trips; bridle thy tongue, consider and weigh thy words before they escape thy mouth, and bear in mind we are now in quarters whence, by God's help, and the strength of my arm, we shall come forth mightily advanced in fame and fortune.
He found this easy, since she turned out to be an agreeable chatterbox with an amusing tongue.
He looks pale enough; and that abominable chatterbox, Evgenie Pavlovitch, monopolizes the whole of the conversation.
Mind you take great care of my little chatterbox, Mr.
Dear me; what a chatterbox you're getting to be, Unc," remarked the Magician, who was pleased with the compliment.
It was this officious refugee,' said Jeremiah to Mrs Clennam, 'who came knocking at the door on the night when Arthur and Chatterbox were here, and who asked me a whole Catechism of questions about Mr Blandois.
Ndoro-Mandiya said that their chatterbox service was exclusive to their subscribers as the mobile operator wants to ensure that it lives up to its promise of providing seamless communication services by 2020.
Children attending Camp Chatterbox may have been born with or developed cerebral palsy, fallen ill with an infection, or suffered a stroke or other traumatic brain injury that causes childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), a condition that occurs when the brain is unable to direct the necessary movements for speaking.
in the long term, it is intended that Chatterbox Cafe will provide job opportunities for those people who are having difficulty returning to employment.
The business, which has a presence Internationally in Singapore and the USA, will install a Chatterbox station on the Coventry and Warwickshire stand at the show which will allow potential developers and investors to find out a range of information about the area.
Chris Pea Green shouldn't reverse Newbury placings with CHATTERBOX on these terms, so it's the Nicky Henderson-trained animal who is the first selection.