Voluble meaning

vŏlyə-bəl
The definition of voluble is someone who speaks easily and says a lot of words.

An example of voluble is someone with the gift of gab.

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Marked by a ready flow of speech; fluent.
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Characterized by a great flow of words; talking much and easily; talkative, glib, etc.
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(rare) Rolling easily on an axis; rotating.
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(bot.) Twining or twisting, as a vine.
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(of a person or a manner of speaking) Fluent or having a ready flow of speech; garrulous or loquacious; tonguey.
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(of thoughts, feelings, or something that is expressed) Expressed readily or at length and in a fluent manner.
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Easily rolling or turning; having a fluid, undulating motion.
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(botany) Twisting and turning like a vine.
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Origin of voluble

  • Middle English moving easily from Old French from Latin volūbilis revolving, fluent from volvere to roll wel-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin volÅ«bilis (“rolling"), from volvō (“I roll").

    From Wiktionary