garrulous

Definition: Given to constant trivial talking

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The Intriguers - By William Le Queux
...I know he is a very garrulous person--a dear good chap, but garrulous ....
Jane Eyre - By Charlotte Bront
...The event of the day--that is, the return of Diana and Mary--pleased him; but the accompaniments of that event, the glad tumult, the garrulous glee of reception, irked him : I saw he wished the calmer morrow was come ....
Treasure Island - By Robert Louis Stevenson
...He has no more story to tell than had the ' weary knife-grinder \/ but he jots down the little odds and ends of his journey in an off-hand, garrulous tone which sounds as pleasantly as the careless talk of a cheerful companion in a country ramble ....
Wuthering Heights - By Emily Bront
...Often, when they had not more agreeable occupation at hand, the Misses Murray would amuse themselves with visiting the poor cottagers on their father 's estate, to receive their flattering homage, or to hear the old stories or gossiping news of the garrulous old women, or perhaps to enjoy the purer pleasure of making the poor people happy with their cheering presence and their occasional gifts, so easily bestowed, so thankfully received ....
The Last of the Mohicans - By James Fenimore Cooper
...In place of that eager and garrulous narration with which a white youth would have endeavored to communicate, and perhaps exaggerate, that which had passed out in the darkness of the plain, the young warrior was seemingly content to let his deeds speak for themselves ....
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - By James Joyce
...They entered the grounds of the college and were led by the garrulous porter across the quadrangle ....
This Side of Paradise - By Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940, Francis Scott Fitzgerald
...Out in Shanley 's, Yonkers, he became almost logical, and by a careful control of the number of high-balls he drank, grew quite lucid and garrulous ....
Babbitt - By Sinclair Lewis, Jean Hersholt Collection of Sinclair Lewis (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
...n He spent most of the next morning nerving himself to face the garrulous world of the Athletic Club ....
Of Human Bondage - By William Somerset Maugham
...Now and then came a flash of cockney humor, now and then some old lady, a character such as Charles Dickens might have drawn, would amuse them by her garrulous oddities ....
The deerslayer - By James Fenimore Cooper
...cried a young and garrulous savago, who bore the appropriate title of Corbeau Rouge; a sobriquet he had gained from the French, by his facility in making unseasonable noises, and an undue tendency to hear his own voice : " ho is no warrior; he has killed the Loup Cervier when looking bchind him not to see the flash of his own rifle ....
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - By Anne Bront
...Overcoming with a sudden effort my repugnance to mention her name to my garrulous companion, I asked him if he knew whether her...
Agnes Grey - By Anne Bront
...Often, when they had no more agreeable occupation at hand, the Misses Murray would amuse themselves with visiting the poor cottagers on their father 's estate, to receive their flattering homage, or to hear the old stories or gossiping news of the garrulous old women; or, perhaps, to enjoy the purer pleasure of making the poor people happy with their cheering presence and their occasional...
The American - By Henry James
...But the lady continued with the soft, serene assurance of a person who, as a great lady, was certain of being listened to, and, as a garrulous woman, was independent of the pulse of her auditors ....
The Voyage Out - By Virginia Woolf
...After St. John had spent some hours in the heat of the sun wrangling with evasive and very garrulous natives, he ex-racted the information that there was a doctor, a French loctor, who was at present away on a holiday in the hills ....
The Octopus - By Frank Norris
...She ran on from subject to subject, positively garrulous, talking in her low-pitched voice of velvety huski-ness for the mere enjoyment of putting her ideas into speech, innocently assuming that they were quite as interesting to others as to herself ....
Resurrection - By Leo Tolstoy
...said the garrulous old man . "...