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loquacious

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of loquacious

  1. fond of talking or conversation sometimes the loquacious talk show host barely lets her guests get a word in Synonyms of loquacious blabby, chatty, conversational, gabby, garrulous, talkative, motormouthed, mouthy, talkyWords Related to loquacious communicative, expansive; demonstrative, effusive, gushing; free-spoken, outspoken, unreserved, vocal; articulate, fluent, glib, voluble, well-spoken; gossipy, talebearing, tale-telling; long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy; extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing, sociableNear Antonyms of loquacious quiet, shy; mum, mute, silent, speechless, tongue-tied, wordless; evasive, nonvocal, secretive, self-contained; aloof, indrawn, inhibited, introverted, retiring, unsociable, withdrawnAntonyms of loquacious closemouthed, laconic, reserved, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, uncommunicative

Synonym Discussion of loquacious

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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