- 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: from Classical Latin loquax (gen. loquacis) from loqui, to speak plush -ous
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Origin: From Latin loquāx, loquāc-, from loquī, to speak; see tolkw- in Indo-European roots.
- lo·quaˈcious·ly adverb
- lo·quaˈcious·ness, lo·quacˈi·ty noun