Origin of loquaciousfrom Classical Latin loquax (gen. loquacis) from loqui, to speak + -ous
An example of loquacious is someone who calls and talks for three minutes straight without pausing.
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'.
- Certainly startup founders' personalities vary widely-some are outgoing and loquacious, others are introverted and reticent.
- He had neither the patience nor the tact for managing loquacious parliamentary pedants.
- His favorite occupation when not playing boston, a card game he was very fond of, was that of listener, especially when he succeeded in setting two loquacious talkers at one another.
- He remembered Saturday night's overindulgence in beer that made him far too loquacious with Cynthia Byrne, who incidentally had not called back.