- talking or tending to talk much or freely; talkative; chattering; babbling; garrulous: a loquacious dinner guest.
- characterized by excessive talk; wordy: easily the most loquacious play of the season.
Origin of loquacious
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1. verbose, voluble. See talkative.
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Examples from the Web for loquacious
Any conversation with Kevin Smith, the loquacious filmmaker/geek god, tends to go to interesting places.Kevin Smith's Marijuanaissance: On 'Tusk,' 'Falling Out' with Ben Affleck, and 20 Years of 'Clerks'
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Sure, all of us enjoy poking fun at our loquacious, irrepressible, unpredictable vice president.Joe Biden: Actually a Pretty Good Dealmaker
December 31, 2012
His characters are often loquacious and satirical, capable of raunchy humor.60 Second Guide to Mo Yan: 2012 Winner of Nobel Prize for Literature
The Daily Beast
October 11, 2012
Show, his appearances often brought out the worst in the loquacious activist.Morton Downey Jr.’s Top Outbursts: Ron Paul, Al Sharpton, More (VIDEO)
April 24, 2012
The singer was not nearly as loquacious as she was on the subject of her son's lost baby lamb toy or the new family puppy.The Perils of Celebrity Pregnancy
November 28, 2010
He consented, therefore, to all that the loquacious tailor proposed to him.Night and Morning, Complete
Taterleg, loquacious as he might be on occasion, knew when to hold his tongue.The Duke Of Chimney Butte
G. W. Ogden
"He's the oldest man in these parts," pursued his loquacious companion.Paul Prescott's Charge
A loquacious advocate is more likely to gain his case than a taciturn one.The Proverbs of Scotland
At home, in the woods, he is the most frolicsome and loquacious.
- characterized by or showing a tendency to talk a great deal
C17: from Latin loquāx from loquī to speak
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Word Origin and History for loquacious
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