[ law-guh-ree-uh, log-uh- ]
/ ˌlɔ gəˈri ə, ˌlɒg ə- /


pathologically incoherent, repetitious speech.
incessant or compulsive talkativeness; wearisome volubility.

Origin of logorrhea

First recorded in 1900–05; logo- + -rrhea

Related forms

log·or·rhe·ic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for logorrhea

  • I've got enough trouble without your coming down with logorrhea.

    Badge of Infamy|Lester del Rey

Medicine definitions for logorrhea


[ lŏg′ə-rēə ]


Excessive use of words.
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