Definition of loquacious in English:

loquacious

Syllabification: lo·qua·cious
Pronunciation: /lōˈkwāSHəs
 
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adjective

Tending to talk a great deal; talkative.
More example sentences
  • He cares and worries intensely about movies, and he's eloquent, loquacious, even verbose on the subject.
  • He was loquacious, providing a great deal of his introspection in public.
  • I cannot tell whether he recognised me, but that night he was voluble, almost loquacious.
Synonyms
talkative, voluble, communicative, expansive, garrulous, unreserved, chatty, gossipy, gossiping
informal having the gift of (the) gab, gabby, gassy, motormouthed, talky, windy

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin loquax, loquac- (from loqui 'talk') + -ious.

Derivatives

loquaciously

adverb
More example sentences
  • In adulthood I learned to be more generous and grateful for having this marvelous mother, but back then I polished to a gleam my cold envy and blamed my father for loving her so boisterously, loquaciously, wantonly.
  • Although putting up a brave front as long as she can, she fears not only for herself but also for her sons from a broken marriage, the loquaciously sensitive Sam, and the sheltered Max.
  • The poems, in both scale and voice, place the artist within the work as surely as a self-portrait would, but more loquaciously.

loquaciousness

noun
More example sentences
  • The first category sanctifies exhortation, rhetorical plainness, unadorned truth-telling; the second blesses ornate, elaborate eloquence, ludic loquaciousness.
  • There are times when a peculiar social awkwardness seizes me and I detach from a group forsaking my usual loquaciousness.
  • Ask him what he inherited from his family background, however, and his loquaciousness stops.

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