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Definition of "loquacious" []

  • Very talkative; garrulous. (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 "loquacious" in a sentence
  • "The fascist leader characteristically indulges in loquacious statements about himself."
  • "Americans called a loquacious boasting people; now, as far as my limited acquaintance with them goes, I consider they are almost laconic, and if"
  • "Milo Slade, a 33-year-old home health-care aide suffers from habitual, unignorable impulses to do any number of odd, "pressure-releasing" actions, from twisting open the vacuum-sealed tops of jelly jars (he keeps a supply on hand in his car trunk) to inducing others to speak aloud in spontaneous conversation a random word ( "loquacious," for instance) that has popped into Milo's head."