- The definition of loquacious is a person who really enjoys talking.
An example of loquacious is someone who calls and talks for three minutes straight without pausing.
Origin of loquacious; from Classical Latin loquax (gen. loquacis) ; from loqui, to speak + -ous
Origin of loquaciousFrom Latin loquāx, loquāc-, from loquī, to speak; see tolkw- in Indo-European roots.
- lo·qua′cious·ness, lo·quac′i·ty
(comparative more loquacious, superlative most loquacious)
From Latin loquacis, ‘talkative’, from loqui, ‘to speak’.