over·​talk·​a·​tive ˌō-vər-ˈtȯ-kə-tiv How to pronounce overtalkative (audio)
: abnormally or excessively talkative : tending to talk too much
overtalkative children
In a high mood the person may be overtalkative, overactive, spend excessively and be elated or extremely irritable.Patricia Casey
overtalkativeness noun
Manic episodes typically are characterized by hyperactivity, elation, overtalkativeness, tremendous energy, decreased need for sleep, and, usually but not always, poor judgment. National Institute of Mental Health

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1667, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overtalkative was circa 1667

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“Overtalkative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overtalkative. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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