Writative Writ"a*tive, a. Inclined to much writing; -- correlative to talkative. [R.] --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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  • writative — writ·a·tive …   English syllables

  • writative — ˈrīd.əd.iv adjective Etymology: write (I) + ative : addicted to writing …   Useful english dictionary

  • talkative — This word is surprisingly early (15c). Fowler (1926) forbore to attack it despite its being a ‘hybrid’, i.e. the Latinate suffix ative has been added to the English word talk. But he pointed out that this was the only example of its kind relating …   Modern English usage

  • writ|a|tive — «RY tuh tihv», adjective. disposed or inclined to write; given to writing: »Increase in years makes men more talkative, but less writative (Alexander Pope) …   Useful english dictionary

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