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talkative

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adjective talk·a·tive \ˈtȯ-kə-tiv\

Simple Definition of talkative

  • : tending to talk a lot or to enjoy having conversations with people

Full Definition of talkative

  1. :  given to talking; also :  full of talk

talk·a·tive·ly adverb
talk·a·tive·ness noun

Examples of talkative

  1. Their little boy is very talkative.

  2. She was in a talkative mood.



15th Century

First Known Use of talkative

15th century

Synonym Discussion of talkative

talkative, loquacious, garrulous, voluble mean given to talk or talking. talkative may imply a readiness to engage in talk or a disposition to enjoy conversation <a talkative neighbor>. loquacious suggests the power of expressing oneself articulately, fluently, or glibly <a loquacious spokesperson>. garrulous implies prosy, rambling, or tedious loquacity <garrulous traveling companions>. voluble suggests a free, easy, and unending loquacity <a voluble raconteur>.

TALKATIVE Defined for Kids

talkative

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adjective talk·a·tive \ˈtȯ-kə-tiv\

Definition of talkative

  1. :  fond of talking

talk·a·tive·ness noun




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