Learning English

Word: Garrulous

Garrulous [Adjective]

Sentence with Context: 

Constandin, an inexhaustible talker, overflowing with corny wisdom, snippets of poetry and philosophical musings, resembles one of Mr. Tarantino’s garrulous bounty hunters. He also seems entirely at home in his milieu, even as he is troubled from time to time by stirrings of compassion or remorse.

Source: www.nytimes.com

Meaning: Excessively talkative, especially about trivial matters

Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?

A talkative someone who speaks all “Garbage(trivial stuff) out “loud” is being “Garrulous“. The “Garr-” in “Garr-ulous” should thus remind you of garbage and the “-lous” should remind you of “-loud“. Remember thus.

Synonyms?

Talkative; Loquacious; Voluble; Verbose; Effusive.

Antonyms?

Taciturn; Reticent; Concise.

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