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 ?
In place of that eager and garrulous narration with which a white youth would have endeavored to communicate, and perhaps exaggerate, that which had passed out in the darkness of the plain, the young warrior was seemingly content to let his deeds speak for themselves.
Dinah gave a very garrulous version of it, to which Tom added the particulars which he had drawn from her that morning.
The event of the day--that is, the return of Diana and Mary--pleased him; but the accompaniments of that event, the glad tumult, the garrulous glee of reception irked him: I saw he wished the calmer morrow was come.
She lingered for a few moments, and was garrulous over some detail of the household.
Though not a garrulous race, the Tharks are extremely formal, and their ways lend themselves amazingly well to dignified and courtly manners.
Not I," said I, and sat grimly watching his face under the yellow paraffine flare, as he drank himself into a garrulous misery.
One day the elder Pokrovski came to see us, and chattered in a brisk, cheerful, garrulous sort of way.
Scenery of the Way-lee-way A substitute for tobacco Sublime scenery of Snake River The garrulous old chief and his cousin A Nez Perce meeting A stolen skin The scapegoat dog Mysterious conferences The little chief His hospitality The captain's account of the United States His healing skill
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.
Already I had learnt that, after our unexpected departure from Roulettenberg, he had had a sort of a fit--that he had fallen into a swoon, and spent a week in a species of garrulous delirium.
But the lady continued with the soft, serene assurance of a person who, as a duchess, was certain of being listened to, and, as a garrulous woman, was independent of the pulse of her auditors.
She spoke of the Italian character; she became almost garrulous over the incident that had made her faint five minutes before.