- 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.
Origin of loquacious
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1. verbose, voluble. See talkative.
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Oh, but very certainly this big squinting boy is the most unloquacious and the most stubborn brute that ever lived!Figures of Earth
James Branch Cabell
- characterized by or showing a tendency to talk a great deal
C17: from Latin loquāx from loquī to speak
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Word Origin and History for unloquacious
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