from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An extremely talkative person.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who chats or talks to excess (especially a child).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who talks incessantly: applied chiefly to children.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
- n. orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leaf
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As for her calling me "chatterbox" -- she always calls me that when she's been doing all the talking.
As for her calling me "chatterbox" -- she always calls me that when _she's_ been doing all the talking.
Harold started keeping his own counsel more than before, and he was never what you might call a chatterbox.
I said scarcely a word, and yet I am called a chatterbox, and punished -- before company, too!
I am known as a chatterbox, as someone who has so many words tumbling out of her brain that her mouth sometimes cannot keep up.
Imagine, just for a moment, what it might be like to give the "chatterbox" in your head a rest!!!
See, this is life telling you that you are a good person and you do deserve nice things, no matter how much your inner 'chatterbox' will try to convince you otherwise :.
Am I the only one who really dislikes the term "chatterbox"?
The more interesting observation of Althouse is not the "chatterbox" one.
For example, a person might be a "chatterbox" which means they like chit chat about the topic on the network while another type of influencer might be a