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garrulous

gar·ru·lous

garrulous

 
 
pronunciation:
gae r ls
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: given to talking excessively.
He was in a hurry this morning and hoped to avoid his garrulous neighbor.
synonyms:
gabby, long-winded, loquacious, talkative
antonyms:
reticent, taciturn
similar words:
prolix, verbose, voluble, wordy
definition 2: exceptionally wordy; verbose.
That garrulous introduction was unnecessary.
synonyms:
loquacious, prolix, verbose, wordy
antonyms:
concise
similar words:
diffuse, windy
derivations: garrulously (adv.), garrulousness (n.)