hyperverbal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyper- +‎ verbal

Adjective[edit]

hyperverbal (comparative more hyperverbal, superlative most hyperverbal)

  1. Highly verbal; tending to talk very much.
    • 2009 April 5, Mark Harris, “Fifth Alarm for That Haunted Fireman”, New York Times:
      If it haunts him, it’s going to haunt his alter ego. Mr. Leary, 51, who is also a producer of the show, isn’t Tommy Gavin, but the resemblance is no accident: both men are Irish-Americans, lapsed Catholics, sometime hockey players and prone to hyperverbal explosions of caustic wit.