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Tuesday, November 09, 1999

Definitions for garrulous

  1. Talking much, especially about commonplace or trivial things; talkative.
  2. Wordy.

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Citations for garrulous
Without saying a single word she managed to radiate disapproval . . . the air seemed to grow heavy with it and the most garrulous talker would wilt and fall silent. Mark Amory, Lord Berners: The Last Eccentric
He was as garrulous as a magpie. Ferdinand Mount, Jem (and Sam)
Origin of garrulous
1605-1615
Garrulous is from Latin garrulus, from garrire, "to chatter, to babble."