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ˈtɔ kə tɪvtalk·a·tive

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English Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote

  1. talkative

    Garrulous signifies given to constant trivial talking. Chattering signifies uttering rapid, noisy, and unintelligible, or scarcely intelligible, sounds, whether articulate words or such as resemble them; chattering is often used of vocal sounds that may be intelligible by themselves but are ill understood owing to confusion of many voices or other cause. The talkative person has a strong disposition to talk, with or without an abundance of words, or many ideas; the loquacious person has an abundant flow of language and much to say on any subject suggested; either may be lively and for a time entertaining; the garrulous person is tedious, repetitious, petty, and self-absorbed. Verbose is applied to utterances more formal than conversation, as to writings or public addresses. We speak of a chattering monkey or a chattering idiot, a talkative child, a talkative or loquacious woman, a garrulous old man, a verbose writer. Compare CIRCUMLOCUTION.

    chattering, garrulous, loquacious, verbose

    laconic, reserved, reticent, silent, speechless, taciturn

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  1. chatty, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talkyadjective

    full of trivial conversation

    "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"

    newsy, gossipy, gabby, expansive, garrulous, blabbermouthed, bigmouthed, chatty, loquacious, blabby, talky

    uncommunicative, incommunicative, taciturn, discreet

  2. bigmouthed, blabbermouthed, blabby, talkativeadjective

    unwisely talking too much

    loquacious, gabby, tattling(a), expansive, garrulous, bigmouthed, talebearing(a), blabby, chatty, talky, blabbermouthed, leaky

    incommunicative, discreet, uncommunicative, taciturn

  3. expansive, talkativeadjective

    friendly and open and willing to talk

    "wine made the guest expansive"

    loquacious, gabby, expansive, heroic, bigmouthed, chatty, blabby, blabbermouthed, talky, grand, garrulous

    discreet, taciturn, uncommunicative, incommunicative

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. talkativeadjective

    loquacious, garrulous, chatty, conversable, COZY

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. talkativeadjective

    garrulous, loquacious, communicative, voluble, unreserved

    reserved, reticent, uncommunicative, silent, still

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  1. Alin Gragossian:

    Sometimes you get the funny looks, but I'm totally open about everything, i'll say to them,' Do you have a problem with this ? Do you want to know why I'm doing this ? Because I'll explain it. I'm very talkative. I'll tell you all about my transplant.

  2. Kahlil Gibron:

    I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; Yet strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.

  3. Angie LaPorte:

    He was kind of a mild-mannered guy, always pleasant but never super talkative.

  4. Kahlil Gibran:

    I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.

  5. Saskya Pandita:

    Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.

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