Thursday, June 23, 2005
Definitions for voluble
- Characterized by a ready flow of speech.
- Easily rolling or turning; rotating.
- (Botany) Having the power or habit of turning or twining.
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Citations for voluble
Rostow was voluble, exuberant and full of good and sometimes foolish ideas.
Two glasses of wine made him voluble and three made him bellicose, sentimental and sometimes slurred.
Origin of voluble
Voluble derives from Latin volubilis, "revolving, rolling, fluent," from volvere, "to roll."