chatterbox

[ chat-er-boks ]
/ ˈtʃæt ərˌbɒks /

noun

an excessively talkative person.

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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Word Origin and History for chatterbox

chatterbox


n.

1774, from chatter (n.) + box (n.1).

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