from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who talks, especially a loquacious or garrulous person.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who talks, especially one who gives a speech, or is loquacious or garrulous.
- n. A talk show; a talk-show host; an all-talk radio station.
- n. A popular topic of conversation.
- n. A talking point.
- n. A stripped-down version of a MUD which is designed for talking, that predates instant messengers; a kind of early chat room.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who talks; especially, one who is noted for his power of conversing readily or agreeably; a conversationist.
- n. A loquacious person, male or female; a prattler; a babbler; also, a boaster; a braggart; -- used in contempt or reproach.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who talks; especially, one who talks to excess.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
"The dame nivver were much of a talker -- not to say a _talker_, thoo knows; but mark me, she loves a crack all the same."
It is what we call a talker, nothing more, nothing less.
Then Henry, who was stubborn and difficult, and Hap, who was a talker from the beginning.
Do not be conned into thinking this smooth talker is going to do anything but increase taxes and fall flat on his face.
"But, aunt Caxton," said Eleanor, who felt herself taken down a little, as a secure talker is apt to be by a manner very composed in his opponent – "it is surely the habit of refined persons in these times not to get excited – or not to express their feelings very publicly?"
In fact, going into Gaza recently to celebrate International Women’s Day, felt like entering that part of the Bible that I think frightens every child: the bloody part that everybody accepts because “God” tells them they have to, and any back-talker is likely to be struck by lightening.
Because, I’m sure, some fast-talker from a Flash design company fooled the marketing people at M&S who don’t really know better into thinking they needed it.
Holmes is a good tipper and a good talker, which is a skill that came in handy that day.
He's just going to be known as a talker to the press.
The talker was the head of the school, and I like her a lot.
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