chatterbox

noun chat·ter·box \ ˈcha-tər-ˌbäks \

Definition of chatterbox

:one who engages in much idle talk

Examples of chatterbox in a Sentence

  1. That little girl is a chatterbox.

  2. my seat companion was a chatterbox who never once shut up during the whole trip

Recent Examples of chatterbox from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'chatterbox.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of chatterbox

1774


CHATTERBOX Defined for English Language Learners

chatterbox

noun

Definition of chatterbox for English Language Learners

  • : a person who talks a lot


CHATTERBOX Defined for Kids

chatterbox

noun chat·ter·box \ ˈcha-tər-ˌbäks \

Definition of chatterbox for Students

:a person who talks a lot


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to praise usually to excess

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!