- The definition of garrulous is someone who talks too much about unimportant things.
An example of garrulous is someone rambling about celebrity gossip.
Origin: L garrulus from garrire, to chatter: for Indo-European base see care
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- Given to excessive and often trivial or rambling talk; tiresomely talkative.
- Wordy and rambling: a garrulous speech.
Origin: From Latin garrulus, from garrīre, to chatter.
- garˈru·lous·ly adverb
- garˈru·lous·ness noun