talking or tending to talk much or freely; talkative; chattering; babbling; garrulous: a loquacious dinner guest.
characterized by excessive talk; wordy: easily the most loquacious play of the season.
- lo·qua·cious·ly, adverb
- lo·qua·cious·ness, noun
- un·lo·qua·cious, adjective
- un·lo·qua·cious·ly, adverb
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How to use loquacious in a sentence
Brain metastasis from his lung cancer caused expressive aphasia, a devastating development for someone as loquacious, open, and socially engaged as Gorman.
The normally loquacious Lipinski and Johnny Weir, who strongly feel Valieva should not be competing, provided minimum commentary, and following Valieva’s skate, Weir said, “All I can say is that was the Olympic short program from Kamila Valieva.”Olympic Women’s Figure Skating Short Program Proceeds Under Shadow of Russian Doping Controversy | Alice Park | February 15, 2022 | Time
It’s for my Dad, one of the most outgoing and loquacious people I know but who never really talks at length about his time in the Navy.No-No Boy’s Moving Musical Ode to the Fall of Afghanistan | Julian Saporiti | August 25, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Any conversation with Kevin Smith, the loquacious filmmaker/geek god, tends to go to interesting places.Kevin Smith's Marijuanaissance: On 'Tusk,' 'Falling Out' with Ben Affleck, and 20 Years of 'Clerks' | Marlow Stern | September 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For his part, the usually loquacious Adelson is so far uncharacteristically quiet.
The famously loquacious Clinton told the crowd, “We were told not to speak long.”
Sure, all of us enjoy poking fun at our loquacious, irrepressible, unpredictable vice president.
His characters are often loquacious and satirical, capable of raunchy humor.60 Second Guide to Mo Yan: 2012 Winner of Nobel Prize for Literature | The Daily Beast | October 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mr. Capt was more loquacious than the British man-servant, under similar circumstances, would be.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Avoid a loquacious propensity; you should never occupy more than your share of the time, or more than is agreeable to others.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
He was quite friendly, and inclined to be loquacious, although he spoke with a slight foreign accent.The Double Four | E. Phillips Oppenheim
The fille-de-chambre too was handsome and cleanly-looking, but somewhat more loquacious than a weary traveller required.
The widow was loquacious in her mild slow way; and she was pleased at this opportunity for a little harmless gossip.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3) | Frances Eleanor Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for loquacious
characterized by or showing a tendency to talk a great deal
- loquaciously, adverb
- loquacity (lɒˈkwæsɪtɪ) or loquaciousness, noun
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