adjective \lō-ˈkwā-shəs\

: liking to talk and talking smoothly and easily

Full Definition of LOQUACIOUS

:  full of excessive talk :  wordy
:  given to fluent or excessive talk :  garrulous
lo·qua·cious·ly adverb
lo·qua·cious·ness noun

Examples of LOQUACIOUS

  1. a loquacious and glib politician
  2. the loquacious host of a radio talk show
  3. … long-cultivated dislikes and resentments, combined with a general expectation of coming apocalypse. He talked about these topics in a manner that managed to be tight-lipped and loquacious at the same time. —Ian Frazier, New Yorker, 22 & 29 Dec. 2003


Latin loquac-, loquax, from loqui to speak
First Known Use: 1663


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