chatterbox chatterbox

Definition(s):

  1. (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
  2. (n) an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker

Usage(s):

  1. Maria Fernanda is quiet, Maria Esther a chatterbox, and Maria Cristina somewhere in between.
  2. Occasional appearances to the contrary, Khrushchev is no chatterbox.
  3. Whether writing about his fun and games in the bulrushes or the gutter, Churchill never rises above the level of an amusingly gossipy chatterbox.

News

Quotes

  1. IFP deputy national spokesperson, Thulasizwe Buthelezi said, "Julius Malema must come. We are waiting for him. He will arrive at Nongoma and find boys his own age who will teach him what happens to a loud-mouthed chatterbox imbecile like him."
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Mangosuthu Buthelezi Source: The Times

  2. "An earmark may be pork to some political chatterbox on television, but it could be an economic lifeline for a community," Byrd said in a Thursday evening statement. "It may be [for] a road that has fallen into dangerous disrepair or a bridge...
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: Robert Byrd Source: Politico

  3. "He's one of our better players, and when you take that guy out of the equation, it's a tough blow," Hinch said. "He'll be a chatterbox in here, he'll be excited. He's the most energetic guy that we have. He and Dontrelle will challenge each...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: AJ Hinch Source: SB Nation Arizona (blog)

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