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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 ?
It is quite a relief to have, sitting opposite, that little girl of fifteen with the loquacious chin: who, to do her justice, acts up to it, and fully identifies nature's handwriting, for of all the small chatterboxes that ever invaded the repose of drowsy ladies' cabin, she is the first and foremost.
The chatterboxes will be set up at public places for example schools, hospitals, growth points and post offices around the country.
When it comes to which is the more talkative sex, researchers have uncovered that - chaps are the bigger chatterboxes.
Alyson McCusker, playgroup coordinator of Chatterboxes, located opposite the planned site entrance in Calvary Church Hall, said: "We are very worried about the impact it could have on our business.
NORTH East chatterboxes don't let being otherwise engaged stop them from talking on the phone, according to a new survey.
The biggest chatterboxes, 62 per cent, are in Scotland.
MOST children are chatterboxes - but now those little chatterers have a challenge.
Type A chatterboxes, as we shall call them, are often reckoned to be charming and vivacious, and are often entirely acceptable - except to punters who happen to be on a long losing run, or those whose selection has just been collared in the final strides by the horse about which she (or he) is currently chattering.