garrulous garrulous  /ˈɡɛ rə ləs/


  • (adj) full of trivial conversation

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  1. The garrulous neighbour kept her so engaged that she could not cook dinner for the guests.
  2. Heather listened to her garrulous mother talk for so long that she forgot to take the pie out of the oven.


  • Video: Nesting Gannets in New Zealand

    This "Sunday Morning" moment of nature takes you to New Zealand's North Island in the company of garrulous gannets getting ready for Father's Day.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CBS News


  1. "He was a great big garrulous guy who was very serious about his politics and very serious about Ronald Reagan," Michael Deaver, Reagan's deputy chief of staff, said Monday. "He was sort of the keeper of the flame."
    on Mar 27, 2006 By: Michael K Deaver Source: FOXNews

  2. "That's not the first time I got blamed for doing what Ray LaHood[a garrulous fellow Illinois Republican House member] did," Kirk told a colleague.
    on May 16, 2007 By: Mark Kirk Source: Washington Post

  3. Alexis de Tocqueville, the mid-19th century French historian, commented about his long stay in the United States: "It is impossible to conceive a more troublesome or more garrulous patriotism; it wearies even those who are disposed to respect it."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Alexis de Tocqueville Source: Pacific Free Press

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furtive furtive
/ˈfɜr tɪv /