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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. full of trivial conversation;
- Example: "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"
[syn: chatty, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talky]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Garrulous \Gar"ru*lous\, a. [L. garrulus, fr. garrire to chatter, talk; cf. Gr. ? voice, ? to speak, sing. Cf. Call.] 1. Talking much, especially about commonplace or trivial things; talkative; loquacious. [1913 Webster] The most garrulous people on earth. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) Having a loud, harsh note; noisy; -- said of birds; as, the garrulous roller. Syn: Garrulous, Talkative, Loquacious. Usage: A garrulous person indulges in long, prosy talk, with frequent repetitions and lengthened details; talkative implies simply a great desire to talk; and loquacious a great flow of words at command. A child is talkative; a lively woman is loquacious; an old man in his dotage is garrulous. -- Gar"ru*lous*ly, adv. -- Gar"ru*lous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

garrulous adj 1: full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors" [syn: chatty, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talky]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

34 Moby Thesaurus words for "garrulous": all jaw, blabbing, candid, chatty, communicative, conversational, effusive, expansive, flip, fluent, frank, gabby, gassy, glib, gossipy, gregarious, gushy, long-winded, loose-tongued, loquacious, multiloquent, multiloquious, newsy, overtalkative, prattling, prolix, smooth, sociable, talkative, talky, verbose, voluble, windy, wordy