talky
adjective (talkier; -est) Date: 1815 1. talkative 2. containing too much talk • talkiness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • talky — talkiness, n. /taw kee/, adj., talkier, talkiest. 1. having or containing superfluous or purposeless talk, conversation, or dialogue, esp. so as to impede action or progress: a talky play that bored the audience. 2. inclined to talk a great deal; …   Universalium

  • talky — talk•y [[t]ˈtɔ ki[/t]] adj. talk•i•er, talk•i•est 1) having superfluous talk: a talky play[/ex] 2) talkative • Etymology: 1835–45 talk′i•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • talky — adjective a) Talkative or loquacious b) Containing a great deal of dialogue or talking in general …   Wiktionary

  • talky — Synonyms and related words: all jaw, candid, chatty, communicative, conversational, effusive, expansive, flip, fluent, frank, gabby, garrulous, gassy, glib, gossipy, gregarious, gushy, long winded, loose tongued, loquacious, multiloquent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • talky — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Given to conversation: chatty, conversational, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, voluble. Slang: gabby. See WORDS …   English dictionary for students

  • talky — talk·y || tɔːkɪ adj. talkative, garrulous, loquacious, chatty; containing an excess of dialogue; tending to talk too much …   English contemporary dictionary

  • talky — adjective full of trivial conversation (Freq. 1) kept from her housework by gabby neighbors • Syn: ↑chatty, ↑gabby, ↑garrulous, ↑loquacious, ↑talkative • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • talky talk — talky talk, Informal. trivial conversation; small talk: »Probably she d be called the typical New York girl, if you wanted to talk talky talk (H. L. Wilson) …   Useful english dictionary

  • talky-talky — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : talky 2 a rather loose, flat, talky talky idiom Dorothy Van Ghent * * * talkˈee talkˈee or talkˈy talkˈy noun 1. A corrupt dialect 2. Chatter 3. A little harangue • • • …   Useful english dictionary

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