(Latin: overly talkative, loquacious, chattering)

garrulate (verb), garrulates; garrulated; garrulating
1. To talk nonstop or to ramble on and on: Joe, the old man, kept garrulating about his latest fishing trip, giving no one else a chance at the table to talk.

When Melody garrulates, she is not concise and tends to monopolize conversations with others with foolish and tedious or boring statements.

2. Etymology: from Latin garriere, "to chatter, to talk".

Although this cartoon is in an adjective format, it still illustrates the meaning of this word entry.

Talking too much and being too wordy.
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garrulist (s) (noun), garrulists (pl)
A person who is overly fluent when using words and says more than what is normal: As a garrulist, Shawn was accused of going from one subject to another one without any clear purpose or direction and saying things that he had not even thought about before.
garrulity (s) (noun), garrulities (pl)
1. A condition of being wordy and verbose: Jan's niece, an extremely effusive young woman, engages in gurrulities, not conversations.
2. An excessive or pointless rambling: There are times when some politicians tend to express more garrulities than getting to the primary objective of their speeches.

Bert's garrulity on the talk show caused the moderator to interrupt him in an effort to get him to complete his comments.

garrulous (GAR uh lus, GAR yuh lus) (adjective), more garrulous, most garrulous
1. Descriptive of those who excessively express themselves and are full of trivial or worthless conversation: Marge is so garrulous that Jim can't get a word in edgewise in order to respond to her views about religion.

Manfred is in a hurry and he hopes he won't be stopped by his garrulous neighbor who usually wants to yak on and on and never wants to quit.

2. Wordy, illogical, and rambling: Victor made a garrulous speech on TV that no one could understand.
3. Excessively or pointlessly ranting and often using meaningless, disconnected, and babbling statements; tiresomely speaking: The garrulous speech of the Chief Executive Officer at the Annual General Meeting seemed to go on forever before his assistant politely whispered to him to conclude his remarks and sit down.
4. Etymology: from Latin garrulus, "talkative" which came from garrire, "to chatter"; so, the meaning of this word has not changed for more than two thousand years!
Excessive talking about trifles or insignificant things.
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Relating to being long-winded and wordy.
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garrulously (adverb), more garrulously, most garrulously
1. Characterized as being overly chatty or talking in a loquacious manner: Mack became more garrulously friendly and conversational after drinking a couple of beers.
2. Descriptive of an excessive and often trivial or rambling conversation; tiresomely wordy: "When I was young," Shirley garrulously continued, "I used to do all sorts of unacceptable things."
garrulousness (s) (noun) (no plural)
Being overly talkative in an incoherent, illogical, or irrelevant manner about insignificant topics or issues: Gerard's elderly mother always had a great deal of garrulousness to express about her childhood experiences when she was growing up on a farm.