garrulous

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From Latin garrulus (talkative), form of garrīre (to chatter).

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garrulous (comparative more garrulous, superlative most garrulous)

  1. Excessively or tiresomely talkative.
    • 1984, "A Modern Whitman," by James Atlas. The Atlantic, Dec 1984.
      Crammed with gossip, anecdotes, and confessions . . ., his garrulous, untidy narratives read like a good novel.
  2. (of something written or performed) Excessively wordy and rambling.

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