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chatterbox

Line breaks: chat¦ter|box
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃatəbɒks
 
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Definition of chatterbox in English:

noun

informal
A person who likes to chatter.
Example sentences
  • It's a week of mad, mad chatterboxes so get creative about extricating yourself from unwanted conversations.
  • Mobile chatterboxes can expect a new-year bonus, with phone companies desperate to persuade customers to try their latest services, such as music downloads and picture messaging.
  • The two of us are chatterboxes and we tackle our problems together.
Synonyms
tittle-tattler, tattler, gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger;
North American blatherskite
British informal natterer

Words that rhyme with chatterbox

pepperboxletter box

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