chatterbox


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chat·ter·box

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

(ˈtʃætəˌbɒks)
n
informal a person who talks constantly, esp about trivial matters
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chat•ter•box

(ˈtʃæt ərˌbɒks)

n.
a talkative person.
[1765–75]
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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"
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chatterbox

(Informal)
noun chatterer, gossip, babbler, prattler, natterer, blather, blether (Scot.) My five-year-old daughter's a real little chatterbox.
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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)
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chatterbox

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

nQuasselstrippe f (inf)
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chatterbox

[ˈtʃætəˌbɒks] n (fam) → chiacchierone/a
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
He found this easy, since she turned out to be an agreeable chatterbox with an amusing tongue.
"Dear me; what a chatterbox you're getting to be, Unc," remarked the Magician, who was pleased with the compliment.
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 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.
He looks pale enough; and that abominable chatterbox, Evgenie Pavlovitch, monopolizes the whole of the conversation.
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.'
Mind you take great care of my little chatterbox, Mr.
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.
These flattering observations were by no means displeasing to the princess, but as she did not wish to betray her own feelings she merely said, "You are all a set of chatterboxes; go back to bed, and let me sleep."
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Sen traced back the data to a company in India called 'Chtrbox (Chatterbox Technologies Private Limited)'.
I've got to slow myself down, haven't I?" Singer Gabrielle admits she is a chatterbox "I didn't make the world.