Origin of garrulous
Examples from the Web for garrulous
The garrulous assistant to a fading screen siren in Clouds of Sils Maria.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
For this story has not been derived from hacked voicemails, an avaricious doctor, or a garrulous friend.
In America, the death of an American star is really the occasion for a garrulous, obsessive, round-the-clock denial of death.
In the autumn, rheumatism takes him to Homburg, but he refuses to learn German, the grinding gibberish of the garrulous Goth.The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6|Augustus J. C. Hare
It was Brittany; the first respectable catch of the year had changed this garrulous Irish hamlet into a hamlet of Brittany.Last Words|Stephen Crane
There is such a garrulous old lady stopping at Astley, Mrs. Dot; Tom took her in to supper.The Letters of her Mother to Elizabeth|W. R. H. (William Rutherford Hayes) Trowbridge
If the little old fellow grows grandiloquent or garrulous at times—he did that.When Knighthood Was in Flower|Charles Major
Nations, like men, have their infancy and their youth, their robust manhood and their garrulous old age.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
British Dictionary definitions for garrulous
Word Origin for garrulous
Word Origin and History for garrulous
1610s, from Latin garrulus "talkative," from garrire "to chatter," from PIE root *gar- "to call, cry," of imitative origin (cf. Greek gerys "voice, sound," Ossetic zar "song," Welsh garm, Old Irish gairm "noise, cry"). Related: Garrulously; garrulousness.