[gar-uh-luh s, gar-yuh-] /ˈgær ə ləs, ˈgær yə-/
excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, especially about trivial matters.
wordy or diffuse:
a garrulous and boring speech.
given to constant and frivolous chatter; loquacious; talkative
wordy or diffuse; prolix
Latin garrulus ‘talkative’
1610s, from Latin garrulus “talkative,” from garrire “to chatter,” from PIE root *gar- “to call, cry,” of imitative origin (cf. Greek gerys “voice, sound,” Ossetic zar “song,” Welsh garm, Old Irish gairm “noise, cry”). Related: Garrulously; garrulousness.
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