Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Our Terms: l-o-q-u-a-c-i-o-u-s, loquacious

loquacious \loh-KWAY-shuhs\, adjective:
1. Very talkative.
2. Full of excessive talk; wordy.

The meeting went on for hours, accommodating loquacious bores who were each allowed their say.
-- Andrew Sullivan, "Gay Life, Gay Death", The New Republic, December 17, 1990

In drawing a sharp contrast with the loquacious Ginsburg, her new lawyers appeared for just a few moments and said virtually nothing to reporters before retreating into the building.
-- Peter Baker, "Lewinsky Replaces Ginsburg", Washington Post, June 3, 1998


Charles Dickens is the most loquacious writer in the history of mankind.

You know you want to write something about someone who is loquacious too! Comment!

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