talky

[ taw-kee ]
/ ˈtɔ ki /

adjective, talk·i·er, talk·i·est.

having or containing superfluous or purposeless talk, conversation, or dialogue, especially so as to impede action or progress: a talky play that bored the audience.
inclined to talk a great deal; talkative.

Nearby words

  1. talking machine,
  2. talking picture,
  3. talking point,
  4. talking shop,
  5. talking-to,
  6. tall,
  7. tall blacks,
  8. tall buttercup,
  9. tall drink,
  10. tall meadow rue

Origin of talky

First recorded in 1835–45; talk + -y1

Related formstalk·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for talky

talky

/ (ˈtɔːkɪ) /

adjective talkier or talkiest

containing too much dialogue or inconsequential talka talky novel
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