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Definition of "talkative" [talk•a•tive]

  • Marked by or having a disposition to talk. (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 "talkative" in a sentence
  • "I could make no reply, indeed I hardly spoke another word the rest of the evening; so little talkative is the fulness of contentment."
  • "But in their preface to the poem they make the further point (borrowed, with due acknowledgment, from critic Christopher Ricks) that voluble in its modern sense -- "talkative" -- is what the serpent is about to become."
  • "But in their preface to the poem they make the further point (borrowed, with due acknowledgment, from the critic Christopher Ricks) that voluble in its modern sense -- "talkative" -- is what the serpent is about to become."