loquacious person talks a lot, often about stuff that only they think is interesting. You can also call them chatty or gabby, but either way, they're loquacious.

  • Pronunciation: /lə'kweʃəs/
  • English Description: marked by a ready flow of speech
  • Chinese Translation: 饶舌的(rao2 she2 de)
  • Spanish Translation: locuaz
  • STORY: Whenever you see the Latin loqu-, you can be sure that the word has something to do with "talking." So a loquacious person is a person who talks a lot, and often too much. Sitting next to a loquacious person at a dinner party can make dinner a real drag. Of course, if you've got nothing to say, a loquacious person might make a good dinner companion, because they'll do all the talking. All you will have to do is smile and eat.


  • According to the loquacious subtitle, those include “pain, desire, devotion, hope, beauty, longing, ecstasy, intoxication, frustration, anger, despair.”
  • Part of the play’s fascination lies in how Iago is the more loquacious of the two leading men.

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