Synonyms for garrulous
- flap jaw
- running on at the mouth
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GARRULOUS
"I must find my friend," he said, cutting the garrulous man short.
Janzen, for his part, was as taciturn as his friend Bache was garrulous.
The Dublin people were gregarious and garrulous, and he was solitary and reflective.
This garrulous body, old Dinah Wilson, was talking as Hugh entered.
His secretiveness only makes me like him the more, probably because I myself am so garrulous.
I would not go so far as to call it garrulous—but distinctly communicative.
I shut up; and from that hour to this I never was 'garrulous' again.
Through these garrulous, versatile commentators his horizon is vastly extended.
I was in the bar, and a garrulous landlord was giving me all that I wanted.
But will you not think me older even than I claim to be, because I am so garrulous?
1610s, from Latin garrulus "talkative," from garrire "to chatter," from PIE root *gar- "to call, cry," of imitative origin (cf. Greek gerys "voice, sound," Ossetic zar "song," Welsh garm, Old Irish gairm "noise, cry"). Related: Garrulously; garrulousness.