Excessive talkativeness, especially on trivial matters: the character’s comic garrulity
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- He could have replied ‘no‘or ‘yes‘, but his natural garrulity drew him into a longer answer that initially seemed to contradict his earlier arguments.’
- The only occasion when our terseness transforms into garrulity is when we watch and discuss cricket.
- Swift employs what is fundamentally a trope of garrulity: a single voice is allowed to soliloquize at length.
talkativeness, garrulousness, loquacity, loquaciousness, volubility, verbosity, verboseness, long-windedness, wordiness, chattiness, effusiveness, profuseness, communicativeness, expansiveness
British informal wittering
Words that rhyme with garrulitycredulity, sedulity
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