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v. ver·bal·ized, ver·bal·iz·ing, ver·bal·iz·es
1. To express in words: verbalized his displeasure.
2. Grammar To convert to use as a verb: verbalized the noun contact.
1. To express oneself in words.
2. To be verbose.
ver′bal·i·za′tion (-bə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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|Noun||1.||verbalizer - 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"|
alliterator - a speaker or writer who makes use of alliteration
articulator - someone who pronounces words
caller-up, phoner, telephoner, caller - the person initiating a telephone call; "there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone"
babbler, chatterer, prater, spouter, chatterbox, magpie - an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
dictator - a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine
drawler - someone who speaks with a drawl
ejaculator - a speaker who utters a sudden exclamation
growler - a speaker whose voice sounds like a growl
lecturer - someone who lectures professionally
lisper - a speaker who lisps
mentioner - a speaker who refers to something briefly or incidentally
motormouth - someone who talks incessantly; "I wish that motormouth would shut up"
orator, public speaker, rhetorician, speechifier, speechmaker - a person who delivers a speech or oration
prattler - someone who speaks in a childish way
reciter - someone who recites from memory
native speaker - a speaker of a particular language who has spoken that language since earliest childhood; "native speakers of French"
stentor - a speaker with an unusually loud voice
talking head - a talker on television who talks directly into the cameras and whose upper body is all that is shown on the screen
venter - a speaker who expresses or gives vent to a personal opinion or grievance
vociferator - a loud and vehement speaker (usually in protest)
voicer - a speaker who voices an opinion
wailer - a mourner who utters long loud high-pitched cries
whisperer - one who speaks in a whisper
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