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

  • noun Excessive use of words.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Morbid loquacity and rapidity of speech.

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  • noun medicine, US An excessive and often uncontrollable flow of words.
  • noun humorous, US Excessive talkativeness.

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

  • noun pathologically excessive (and often incoherent) talking


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From New Latin, from Latin logos ("word, utternance"), from Ancient Greek λόγος (logos) + ῥοία (rhoia, "flow")



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  • A tendency to extreme loquacity. Not to be confused with blogorrhea.

    December 9, 2006

  • It sounds so damn painful, really.

    July 2, 2008

  • To those around the person who has it, yes, it is. ;-)

    July 2, 2008

  • log-uh-RI-uh, n an excessive flow of words, prolixity Gr logos word + roia flow, stream

    cite from the International House of Logorrhea

    September 26, 2008

  • excessive timber harvesting

    (Lewis M Gediman : Semantricks)

    January 8, 2009

  • Another form of the word is "logorhhoea." I did not note where I first saw this spelling, but a quick Google search also brings this up.

    August 11, 2009

  • So what would word *constipation* be called?

    April 24, 2010