Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: talkative
IPA transcription: [t'ɔkətɪv]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: chatty, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talky
    Meaning: full of trivial conversation; "kept from her housework by gabby neighbors"
Usage examples
  • During dinner Torres showed himself more talkative than usual.
  • Mary hastened to make her a cup of tea; while Job, lately so talkative, sat quiet and mournfully silent.
  • He went back and joined the Blaylocks, where he sat, less talkative, with that straight furrow between his brows that always stood as a signal of schemes being shaped within.
  • Christian and Christiana, Obstinate and Pliable, Mr. Fearing and Mr. Feeblemind, Temporary and Talkative, Mr. By- ends and Mr. Facing-both-ways, Simple, Sloth, Presumption, that brisk lad Ignorance, and the genuine Mr. Brisk himself.
  • It stood in a hollow of the long smooth billows of pale pasture that suavely melted into the sky on every side. The evening was so still that the little river running across the threshold of the town, and encircling what remained of its old walls, was the noisiest thing to be heard, dominating with its talkative murmur the bedtime hum of the High Street.