over·​talk·​a·​tive | \ ˌō-vər-ˈtȯ-kə-tiv How to pronounce overtalkative (audio) \

Definition of overtalkative

: 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

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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

First Known Use of overtalkative

circa 1667, in the meaning defined above

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“Overtalkative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overtalkative. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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