Definition of talkative
: given to talking; also : full of talk
Examples of talkative in a Sentence
Their little boy is very talkative.
She was in a talkative mood.
Recent Examples of talkative from the Web
Leigh-Allyn Baker‘s son Griffin Samuel is a smart, talkative and creative 8-year-old.
Gus Malzahn was more talkative than usual at SEC Media Days.
A strategy dictated by the desire to avoid the mistakes made by the overly talkative Hollande who's openness with journalists so spectacularly backfired.
Nevertheless, his first months on the bench can be fairly summed up in two words: talkative and conservative.
Thanks to a talkative suspect, police recently intercepted 1,000 ecstasy pills in colors and shapes resembling Flintstones vitamins.
Siemian and Lynch shared repetitions with the first-team offense, each getting time against the Broncos’ talkative but productive secondary.
Slavitt was always refreshingly talkative, even during his two years as head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the agency that also runs most of the ACA's biggest components.
Neng was the youngest of 10 children, born in America long after the war, talkative and optimistic.
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Synonym Discussion of talkative
TALKATIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of talkative for English Language Learners
: tending to talk a lot or to enjoy having conversations with people
TALKATIVE Defined for Kids
Definition of talkative for Students
: fond of talking
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