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Word of the Week: Part 25 📖🔍
Word: Garrulous 🗣️🗣️🗣️
Have you ever heard, read, or used the word garrulous? Do you know what this word means? ❓❓❓
According to Oxford Dictionary, the definition of garrulous is:
“talking a lot, especially about unimportant things.”
As stated by Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the synonyms of garrulous are blabby, chatty, talkative, and conversational. The antonyms of garrulous are closemouthed, laconic, and reserved.
The word garrulous can be used when your friend is chatting a lot about things that bore you to death, or when your lecturer who was supposed to explain a certain material but talks about unrelated stuff instead.
For example, my friend became garrulous after eating a whole cake. 🎂
When people use the word garrulous towards you, that probably means they aren’t interested in the topic that you’re currently presenting, and that you’re being excessively talkative. 🗣️
Another example is “He is a garrulous old man, that’s why people tend to avoid having coversations with him.”
So, don’t be garrulous guys! 😁
You can check out some examples of sentences using the word garrulous to understand the word more!
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