talkative

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adjective talk·a·tive \ˈtȯ-kə-tiv\

Definition of talkative

  1. :  given to talking; also :  full of talk

talkatively

adverb

talkativeness

noun

Examples of talkative in a Sentence

  1. Their little boy is very talkative.

  2. She was in a talkative mood.

15th Century

First Known Use of talkative

15th century

Synonym Discussion of talkative

talkative, loquacious, garrulous, voluble mean given to talk or talking. talkative may imply a readiness to engage in talk or a disposition to enjoy conversation. a talkative neighbor loquacious suggests the power of expressing oneself articulately, fluently, or glibly. a loquacious spokesperson garrulous implies prosy, rambling, or tedious loquacity. garrulous traveling companions voluble suggests a free, easy, and unending loquacity. a voluble raconteur

TALKATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

talkative

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adjective talk·a·tive \ˈtȯ-kə-tiv\

Definition of talkative for English Language Learners

  • : tending to talk a lot or to enjoy having conversations with people


TALKATIVE Defined for Kids

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adjective talk·a·tive \ˈtȯ-kə-tiv\

Definition of talkative for Students

  1. :  fond of talking

talkativeness

noun


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