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  • adj. Inclined to much writing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inclined to much writing; -- correlative to talkative.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Disposed or inclined to write; given to writing.

Etymologies

From write, possibly modelled on talkative. (Wiktionary)

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  • Indeed! I intend to use that Italian oath, too: "By the body of Bacchus!" :-)

    February 15, 2008

  • "'...you know I am a little talkative... but alas I am not at all writative, at least not in English. English spelling! Corpo di Baccho, English spelling!'"
    --Patrick O'Brian, Treason's Harbour, 65

    February 15, 2008