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Synonyms for talkative
ˈtɔ kə tɪvtalk·a·tive

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. talkativeadjective

    loquacious, garrulous, chatty, conversable, COZY

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  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. North Korea:

    The North Korea Foreign Ministry and South Korean authorities remain outwardly talkative about dialogue. But when they sit back, they sharpen a sword to do us harm, if this is what they call' creative approach.

  3. Jimmy LaSalvia:

    It was the first time he spoke as a potential candidate. That was a big deal, i realized that maybe he wasn't so talkative at first because he hadn't done that before. Afterwards, he was more himself.

  4. Barry Neil Kaufman:

    To a talkative woman Madam, don't you have any unexpressed thoughts

  5. Dejan Stojanovic:

    We don’t know anything about silent sages, buried knowledge, the eye of the mute poet, serene seers, yet how many talkative destroyers, prophets and ideologues, teachers and beautifiers there are on the other side.

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    Synonym for Oxymoron
    • A. Stupid
    • B. Contradictory
    • C. Demented
    • D. Ignorant

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