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Describing people who talk a lot - synonyms or related words

talkative

adjective

a talkative person talks a lot

chatty

adjective

someone who is chatty enjoys talking a lot in a friendly way

voluble

adjective

formal

someone who is voluble talks a lot

loquacious

adjective

formal

tending to talk a lot or too much

longwinded

adjective

using more words and taking more time than necessary to say something

garrulous

adjective

a garrulous person talks a lot

gabby

adjective

informal

talking a lot, especially in an annoying way

mouthy

adjective

informal

someone who is mouthy talks too much or says rude or offensive things

garrulously

adverb

volubility

noun

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