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garrulous

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2 using or containing more words than necessary to express an idea
  • Now that he's advanced in years, Grandpa likes to tell garrulous, shaggy-dog accounts of his youthful misadventures.
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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

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