from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Given to excessive and often trivial or rambling talk; tiresomely talkative.
- adj. Wordy and rambling: a garrulous speech.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Excessively or tiresomely talkative.
- adj. Excessively wordy and rambling.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Talking much, especially about commonplace or trivial things; talkative; loquacious.
- adj. Having a loud, harsh note; noisy; -- said of birds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Talkative; prating; loquacious; specifically, given to talking much and with much minuteness and repetition of unimportant or trivial details.
- Synonyms Loquacious, etc. (see talkative); prattling, babbling.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. full of trivial conversation
Miss Letitia presided over the table in garrulous majesty.
"He might almost have been called garrulous," Pamela agreed.
The general isn't what you'd call a garrulous man.
Adrian is not what one would call a garrulous person at the best of times.
Stanley Smith, a Philadelphia lawyer, called his garrulous group to order in the Penn Athletic Club one night last week.
All this time the poor creature was discussing with herself as to whether she had disobeyed orders, in a kind of garrulous way that made me fear much for her capability of retaining anything secret if she was questioned.
Why GM Matters excels when Holstein draws on the extensive access he was given to GM product executives such as garrulous Vice-Chairman Robert A. Lutz or designer Bob Boniface.
"Of course we haven't encouraged your talking much up to this time, and you don't strike me as a very rapid fire speaker, not exactly what is called garrulous, you know.
"hearing and telling the latest news" (no undignified or improper mode of recreation in a city where newspapers were unknown), whilst they are condemned as "garrulous," "frivolous," "full of curiosity," and
The boy departed, and back came the prime minister, perturbed, ill at ease, and garrulous with apologetic explanation.
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