chatterbox

noun
chat·ter·box | \ˈcha-tər-ˌbäks \

Definition of chatterbox 

: one who engages in much idle talk

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Examples of chatterbox in a Sentence

That little girl is a chatterbox. my seat companion was a chatterbox who never once shut up during the whole trip

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Of course, not every Sagittarian dad loves the outdoors, and there are probably a few Gemini dads who aren't chatterboxes. refinery29.com, "The Perfect Father's Day Gift For Every Dad In The Zodiac," 12 June 2018 Accompanied by a chatterbox of a donkey (Eddie Murphy), Shrek sets out on a long, arduous journey that quickly goes off the rails. New York Times, "What’s on TV Monday: ‘John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls’ and ‘The Bachelorette’," 28 May 2018 When pursuing Bill Clinton, Ken Starr was a chatterbox to the media, for reasons both tactical and personal. Chris Smith, The Hive, "“This Is RICO 101”: Why Robert Mueller Isn’t Taking Rudy’s Bait," 23 May 2018 First, Duplex isn’t some futuristic AI chatterbox, capable of open-ended conversation. James Vincent, The Verge, "Google’s AI sounds like a human on the phone — should we be worried?," 9 May 2018 From sandbox chatterbox to candid sports commentary, Vosters appears destined to join the ranks of notable sportscasters. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brookfield East grad Chris Vosters, 26-year-old rising star in broadcasting, calls basketball game on Big Ten Network," 5 Jan. 2018 Tori and Zach Roloff might have a chatterbox on their hands! Natalie Stone, PEOPLE.com, "Baby Jackson Roloff Is Talking! Find Out Why Mom Tori Says She Isn't 'Counting It' Just Yet," 23 Jan. 2018 Chris Orr is, by all accounts, a chatterbox during practices and games. Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin linebacker Chris Orr is all talk and tackling," 19 Sep. 2017 Calle Jarnkrok has some skill and Vernon Fiddler is a chatterbox who will rile up opposing players. Eric Stephens, Orange County Register, "Ducks vs. Predators: Who has the edge?," 11 May 2017

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First Known Use of chatterbox

1774, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chatterbox was in 1774

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chatterbox

noun

English Language Learners Definition of chatterbox

: a person who talks a lot

chatterbox

noun
chat·ter·box | \ˈcha-tər-ˌbäks \

Kids Definition of chatterbox

: a person who talks a lot

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