garrulous


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gar·ru·lous

 (găr′ə-ləs, găr′yə-)
adj.
1. Given to excessive and often trivial or rambling talk; tiresomely talkative.
2. Wordy and rambling: a garrulous speech.

[From Latin garrulus, from garrīre, to chatter.]

gar′ru·lous·ly adv.
gar′ru·lous·ness n.

garrulous

(ˈɡærʊləs)
adj
1. given to constant and frivolous chatter; loquacious; talkative
2. wordy or diffuse; prolix
[C17: from Latin garrulus, from garrīre to chatter]
ˈgarrulously adv
ˈgarrulousness, garrulity n

gar•ru•lous

(ˈgær ə ləs, ˈgær yə-)

adj.
1. excessively talkative in a rambling manner, esp. about trivial matters.
2. wordy or diffuse.
[1605–15; < Latin garrulus=garr(īre) to chatter + -ulus -ulous]
gar′ru•lous•ly, adv.
gar′ru•lous•ness, n.
syn: See talkative.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.garrulous - full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"
voluble - marked by a ready flow of speech; "she is an extremely voluble young woman who engages in soliloquies not conversations"

garrulous

garrulous

adjective
Given to conversation:
Slang: gabby.
Translations
ثَرْثار، كَثير الكَلام
upovídaný
snakkesalig
bőbeszédűszószátyár
málgefinn
plepiaiplepumasplepus
pļāpīgsrunīgs

garrulous

[ˈgærʊləs] ADJ [person, manner] → gárrulo, parlanchín

garrulous

[ˈgærələs] adjvolubile, loquace

garrulous

garrulous

[ˈgæruləs] adjloquace, ciarliero/a

garrulous

(ˈgӕrələs) adjective
fond of talking. a garrulous old man.
ˈgarrulously adverb
garˈrulity (-ˈruː-) noun
ˈgarrulousness noun
References in classic literature ?
Garrulous though my landlady be, she said but little when, with the aid of your ten roubles, I today paid her part of her account; and as for the rest of my companions, they do not matter at all.
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Though not a garrulous race, the Tharks are extremely formal, and their ways lend themselves amazingly well to dignified and courtly manners.
My heart fairly beat for joy; for, to own the truth, I was getting to be wearied to death with the garrulous folly of my companions.
The passengers are not garrulous, but still they are sociable.
She spoke of the Italian character; she became almost garrulous over the incident that had made her faint five minutes before.
I put him down for one of your garrulous fellows who try to lure strangers into talk, but next day, when we found him sitting on the Story-seat itself, I had a longer scrutiny of him.
Thomson moved his chair next to his host's Geraldine's father, Admiral Sir Seymour Conyers, was a very garrulous old gentleman with fixed ideas about everything, a little deaf and exceedingly fond of conversation.
But Jerry, at that moment, lay cuddled beside Villa Kennan's sleeping-cot on the slant deck of the Ariel, as that trim craft, the Shortlands astern and New Guinea dead ahead, heeled her scuppers a-whisper and garrulous to the sea-welter alongside as she logged her eleven knots under the press of the freshening trades.
Overcoming with a sudden effort my repugnance to mention her name to my garrulous companion, I asked him if he knew whether her late husband had left a will, and how the property had been disposed of.
Then growing garrulous upon a theme which was new to one listener though it were but a child, she told her how she had wept and moaned and prayed to die herself, when this happened; and how when she first came to that place, a young creature strong in love and grief, she had hoped that her heart was breaking as it seemed to be.
She lingered for a few moments, and was garrulous over some detail of the household.