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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)

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 "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."