Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Excessive talkativeness; loquaciousness.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being garrulous; talkativeness; loquacity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Talkativeness; loquacity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or characteristic of being garrulous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of being wordy and talkative

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Examples

  • If she had only known which was the real one; she felt at times that his garrulity was a blind -- that he watched her almost satirically whilst he talked.

    The Wooden Horse

  • His garrulity is the garrulity of old age in its last flickering moments.

    The Great Taboo

  • Few octogenarians had as little of what is termed the garrulity of age as Colonel Burr.

    Memoirs of Aaron Burr

  • Few octogenarians had as little of what is termed the garrulity of age as Colonel Burr.

    Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Volume 2.

  • Few octogenarians had as little of what is termed the garrulity of age as Colonel Burr.

    Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete

  • "garrulity," as she called it, to have been unintentional, I might have been flattered.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

  • The garrulity began with the nonfiction books, "Death in the Afternoon" 1932 and "Green Hills of Africa," both written self-indulgently in the first person.

    The Slow Crack-Up

  • Saxon ceased abruptly, embarrassed by her own garrulity; and yet the impulse was strong to tell this young man all about herself, and it seemed to her that these far memories were a large part of her.

    CHAPTER VIII

  • It expresses the garrulity of the sea, and is a pleasant break in the monotony of the life.

    Chapter 25

  • He said he had been processing waste from around the world for twenty years, but his garrulity ended as a crowd gathered.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

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