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chatterbox

[ chat-er-boks ]
/ ˈtʃæt ərˌbɒks /
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noun
an excessively talkative person.
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Origin of chatterbox

First recorded in 1765–75; i.e., person whose voice box chatters constantly
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British Dictionary definitions for chatterbox

chatterbox
/ (ˈtʃætəˌbɒks) /

noun
informal a person who talks constantly, esp about trivial matters
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