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Definition of "garrulous" [gar•ru•lous]

  • Given to excessive and often trivial or rambling talk; tiresomely talkative. (adjective)
  • Wordy and rambling: a garrulous speech. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "garrulous" in a sentence
  • "Miss Letitia presided over the table in garrulous majesty."
  • ""He might almost have been called garrulous," Pamela agreed."
  • "The general isn't what you'd call a garrulous man."