Definitions

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  • adj. Tending to speak inanely; loquacious; garrulous

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Given to talking inanely; loquacious; garrulous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as inaniloquous.

Etymologies

Latin inanis empty + loqui to speak. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Let me recite the following phrases as if I were showing you the rungs of a ladder leading upward towards increased ability to make human life negligible and cheap: inaniloquent gutter-dwellers; the worst types of incontinent, pathetic lounge lizards I've ever seen; egotism; Youtube's surrogates; Youtube.

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  • Speaking foolishly or saying silly things.

    May 14, 2008