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vol·u·ble

 (vŏl′yə-bəl)
adj.
1. Marked by a ready flow of speech; fluent.
2.
a. Turning easily on an axis; rotating.
b. Botany Twining or twisting: a voluble vine.

[Middle English, moving easily, from Old French, from Latin volūbilis, revolving, fluent, from volvere, to roll; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

vol′u·bil′i·ty, vol′u·ble·ness n.
vol′u·bly adv.
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voluble

(ˈvɒljʊbəl)
adj
1. talking easily, readily, and at length; fluent
2. archaic easily turning or rotating, as on an axis
3. (Botany) rare (of a plant) twining or twisting
[C16: from Latin volūbilis turning readily, fluent, from volvere to turn]
ˌvoluˈbility, ˈvolubleness n
ˈvolubly adv
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vol•u•ble

(ˈvɒl yə bəl)

adj.
characterized by a ready and continuous flow of words; fluent; glib; talkative.
[1565–75; < Latin volūbilis, derivative of volvere to turn]
vol`u•bil′i•ty, vol′u•ble•ness, n.
vol′u•bly, adv.
syn: See fluent.
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voluble

- "Flowing with speech, talkative"; such a person has words "rolling" off his or her tongue.
See also related terms for rolling.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.voluble - marked by a ready flow of speech; "she is an extremely voluble young woman who engages in soliloquies not conversations"
communicatory, communicative - able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray
prolix - tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length; "editing a prolix manuscript"; "a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know"
taciturn - habitually reserved and uncommunicative
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voluble

adjective talkative, garrulous, loquacious, forthcoming, articulate, fluent, glib, blessed with the gift of the gab Bert is a voluble, gregarious man.
reticent, taciturn, unforthcoming, hesitant, terse, succinct, inarticulate, tongue-tied
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voluble

adjective
Given to conversation:
Slang: gabby.
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Translations

voluble

[ˈvɒljʊbl] ADJ [person] → locuaz; [speech] → prolijo
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voluble

[ˈvɒljʊbəl] adjvolubile
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voluble

adj speakerredegewandt, redselig (pej); protestwortreich
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voluble

[ˈvɒljʊbl] adjloquace
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