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June 20, 2022

Word of the Day: Garrulous

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Word of the Day : June 20, 2022

garrulous \GAIR-uh-lus\ adjective

What It Means

Garrulous can mean "chatty" or "excessively talkative" when describing a person (or even a bird that calls or sings rapidly and constantly), or it can mean "wordy" when referring to a piece of language itself, such as a letter or speech.

// Annie’s garrulous and outgoing nature is a stark contrast to her brother’s more retiring demeanor.

// His garrulous, rapid-fire presentation hyping the new feature was exciting at first, but soon became repetitive and tiresome.

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Aired June 20, 2022

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