Definitions for garrulousˈgær ə ləs, ˈgær yə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gar•ru•lous*ˈgær ə ləs, ˈgær yə-(adj.)

  1. excessively talkative in a rambling manner, esp. about trivial matters.

  2. wordy or diffuse.

* Syn: See talkative.

Origin of garrulous:

1605–15; < L garrulus=garr(īre) to chatter +-ulus -ulous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. chatty, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talky(adj)

    full of trivial conversation

    "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"


  1. garrulous(Adjective)

    Excessively or tiresomely talkative.

  2. garrulous(Adjective)

    Excessively wordy and rambling.

  3. Origin: From garrulus, form of garrire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Garrulous(adj)

    talking much, especially about commonplace or trivial things; talkative; loquacious

  2. Garrulous(adj)

    having a loud, harsh note; noisy; -- said of birds; as, the garrulous roller

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


fond of talking

a garrulous old man.

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