Translation of voluble in Spanish:

voluble

Pronunciation: /ˈvɑːljəbəl; ˈvɒljʊbəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [speaker/supporter] locuaz; [speech/remarks] prolijo, extenso
    More example sentences
    • He is able; he is voluble; he's, I think, a very decent man, but again the campaign I think has not been there for him.
    • She is voluble about the support she has received from her family and friends, and the Cincinnati Zoo, whose help in sustaining the project has been crucial.
    • Nervous PR folk and man wielding a hair brush flutter around her nervously as the stunning actress is seated and rapidly surrounded by her voluble fans.
    More example sentences
    • I think I upheld the honour of Scotland by making a voluble speech of thanks.
    • To some extent this is a public, formal persona that is belied by the intimacy and voluble conversation shared by good friends and family members.

Definition of voluble in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day calco
m
exact replica …
Cultural fact of the day

Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.