Definition Of garrulous


excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters.

Polonius is portrayed as a foolish, garrulous old man

Example Of garrulous

  • A garrulous former pharmacist from Minnesota, he became the Democratic Party's nominee for president.

  • Being a rather open, garrulous fellow myself, I was impressed.

  • But when I asked him for his opinion of missile-defense programs, the garrulous old scientist suddenly clammed up.

  • Courage, garrulousness and the mob are on our side.

  • Dressed off-camera in a hooded top, he talks garrulously , leaping irreverently from topic to topic, wincing when he remembers the vituperative tenor of the reviews received by his last book, Rembrandt's Eyes, published last year.

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