loquacious


lo·qua·cious

adjective \lō-ˈkwā-shəs\

: liking to talk and talking smoothly and easily

Full Definition of LOQUACIOUS

1
:  full of excessive talk :  wordy
2
:  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

Origin of LOQUACIOUS

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: loquacity
Previous Word in the Dictionary: loq
All Words Near: loquacious

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up loquacious? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).