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Related to garrulousness: loquaciousness, talkative


 (găr′ə-ləs, găr′yə-)
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garrulousness - the quality of being wordy and talkative
communicativeness - the trait of being communicative
leresis - rambling talkativeness (especially in the aged)
det at have det i munden
málæîi, mælgi, kjaftæîi


[ˈgærʊləsnɪs] Ngarrulidad f


[ˈgærʊləsnɪs] nloquacità


(ˈgӕrələs) adjective
fond of talking. a garrulous old man.
ˈgarrulously adverb
garˈrulity (-ˈruː-) noun
ˈgarrulousness noun
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