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Meaning of LOQUACIOUS

Pronunciation:  low'kweyshus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"
 

LOQUACIOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: chatty, gabby, garrulous, talkative, talky, voluble
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lo*qua"cious\, a. [L. loquax, -acis, talkative, fr.
loqui to speak; cf. Gr. ? to rattle, shriek, shout.]
1. Given to continual talking; talkative; garrulous.

         Loquacious, brawling, ever in the wrong. --Dryden.

2. Speaking; expressive. [R.] --J. Philips.

3. Apt to blab and disclose secrets.

Syn: Garrulous; talkative. See {Garrulous}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: all jaw, candid, chatty, communicative, conversational, effusive, expansive, flip, fluent, frank, gabby, garrulous, gassy, glib, gossipy, gregarious, gushy, jabbering, long-winded, loose-tongued, multiloquent, multiloquious, newsy, overtalkative, prolix, smooth, sociable, talkative, talky, verbose, voluble, windy, wordy
 

 

 

 

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