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1. talkative

adjective. ['ˈtɔkətɪv'] full of trivial conversation.

Synonyms

  • voluble
  • loquacious
  • talky
  • garrulous
  • gabby

Antonyms

  • incommunicative
  • untalkative
  • circumspect
  • prudent

Etymology

  • talcatife (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Talkative

  • alternative
  • captive
  • causative
  • causative
  • cognitive
  • collaborative
  • collaborative
  • collective
  • combative
  • commemorative
  • commemorative
  • communicative
  • comparative
  • conductive
  • congestive
  • connective
  • constructive
  • consultative
  • contemplative
  • contraceptive

Sentences with talkative


1. Adjective
He may be less talkative and sociable during this time, and he may seem more nervous or defensive.

Quotes about talkative


1. We don’t know anything about silent sages, buried knowledge, the eye of the mute poet, serene seers, yet how many talkative destroyers, prophets and ideologues, teachers and beautifiers there are on the other side.
- Dejan Stojanovic, The Shape

2. talkative

adjective. ['ˈtɔkətɪv'] unwisely talking too much.

Synonyms

  • indiscreet
  • blabbermouthed
  • bigmouthed

Antonyms

  • unimpressive
  • dysphoric
  • reticent
  • buttoned-up

Etymology

  • talcatife (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. talkative

adjective. ['ˈtɔkətɪv'] friendly and open and willing to talk.

Synonyms

  • expansive
  • communicatory

Antonyms

  • concise
  • inarticulate
  • unexpansive

Etymology

  • talcatife (Middle English (1100-1500))
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