Voluble Definition

Characterized by a great flow of words; talking much and easily; talkative, glib, etc.
Webster's New World
Marked by a ready flow of speech; fluent.
American Heritage
Rolling easily on an axis; rotating.
Webster's New World
Twining or twisting, as a vine.
Webster's New World

(of thoughts, feelings, or something that is expressed) Expressed readily or at length and in a fluent manner.


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

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