- talkative (adj.)
- early 15c.; see talk (v.) + -ative. An early hybrid word in English. Originally especially "boastful," but now considered less pejorative than loquacious, garrulous. Related: Talkatively; talkativeness.
- 1. He didn't want company, talkative or otherwise.
- 2. He's not very talkative, is he?
- 3. He is talkative when he has a few drinks under his belt.
- 4. Mary was sometimes overshadowed by the more talkative members of the family.
- 5. A stupid fellow is talkative; a wise man is meditative.
- 蠢人饶舌, 智者思虑.
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