loquacious

[loh-kwey-shuhs]
adjective
1.
talking or tending to talk much or freely; talkative; chattering; babbling; garrulous: a loquacious dinner guest.
2.
characterized by excessive talk; wordy: easily the most loquacious play of the season.

Origin:
1660–70; loquaci(ty) + -ous

loquaciously, adverb
loquaciousness, noun
unloquacious, adjective
unloquaciously, adverb


1. verbose, voluble. See talkative.
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loquacious (lɒˈkweɪʃəs)
 
adj
characterized by or showing a tendency to talk a great deal
 
[C17: from Latin loquāx from loquī to speak]
 
lo'quaciously
 
adv
 
loquacity
 
n
 
lo'quaciousness
 
n

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loquacious
1660s, from stem of L. loquax (gen. loquacis) "talkative," from loqui "to speak," of unknown origin.
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Example sentences
Through it all, however, the professor brings a loquacious integrity to his
  style and his discoveries.
They were more loquacious, but still constrained by the ongoing criminal
  investigation into the matter.
Most significantly, though, resident orcas are loquacious.
Using the data already available, some newspapers have written about
  particularly loquacious local lawmakers.
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