Definition of garrulous in English:

garrulous

Line breaks: gar¦rul|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈgar(j)ʊləs
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

garrulously

adverb
More example sentences
  • Dressed off-camera in a hooded top, he talks garrulously, leaping irreverently from topic to topic, wincing when he remembers the vituperative tenor of the reviews received by his last book, Rembrandt's Eyes, published last year.
  • He also garrulously and somewhat incoherently attacked the media, accusing them to have conspired against him, in order to get him into the Chancellery.
  • Her father was a sailor and a garrulously mean man.

garrulousness

noun
More example sentences
  • The problem with Christmas parties isn't that you know everybody at them - it's that you become overexcited and incline towards garrulousness.
  • Courage, garrulousness and the mob are on our side.
  • It seems to me the net encourages garrulousness, incoherence and drivel and I don't want to add to it.

Origin

early 17th century: from Latin garrulus (from garrire 'to chatter, prattle') + -ous.

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