Definition of "voluble" []

  • Marked by a ready flow of speech; fluent. (adjective)
  • Turning easily on an axis; rotating. (adjective)
  • Botany Twining or twisting: a voluble vine. (adjective)
  • Talking easily, readily, and at length; fluent (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.

  • Easily turning or rotating, as on an axis (adjective)
  • (of a plant) twining or twisting (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "voluble" in a sentence
  • "Extroverts are easy for introverts to understand, because extroverts spend so much of their time working out who they are in voluble, and frequently inescapable, interaction with other people."
  • "With a sudden change of manner, his visitant conjured him, in voluble and impetuous terms, to comply."
  • "And these wheels he called voluble, in my hearing."