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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
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