Origin of garrulousClassical Latin garrulus from garrire, to chatter: for Indo-European base see care
The definition of garrulous is someone who talks too much about unimportant things.
An example of garrulous is someone rambling about celebrity gossip.
- Given to excessive and often trivial or rambling talk; tiresomely talkative.
- Wordy and rambling: a garrulous speech.
Origin of garrulousFrom Latin garrulus from garrīre to chatter
(comparative more garrulous, superlative most garrulous)
- Geminis, Leos, Sagittarians and Aquarians tend to be progressive, garrulous, and enjoy the finer things in life.
- He is a very shrewd and garrulous fellow.
- He was not only without political or military capacity, but was so garrulous that he could not keep a secret.
- His age, too, while garrulous to a degree, seems to have been free from the slightest taint of boasting.
- Garrulous after a fashion as Montaigne is, he gives us no clear idea of any original or definite impulse leading him to write the famous Essays.