Garrulous+old+man

  • 1 garrulous — adjective 1) a garrulous old man Syn: talkative, loquacious, voluble, verbose, chatty, chattering, gossipy; effusive, expansive, forthcoming, conversational, communicative; informal mouthy, gabby, gassy, windy, having the gift of the gab …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 2 Garrulous — Gar ru*lous, a. [L. garrulus, fr. garrire to chatter, talk; cf. Gr. ? voice, ? to speak, sing. Cf. {Call}.] 1. Talking much, especially about commonplace or trivial things; talkative; loquacious. [1913 Webster] The most garrulous people on earth …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 talkative — talkative, loquacious, garrulous, voluble, glib are comparable chiefly as applied to persons and their moods and as meaning given to talk or talking. The same distinctions in implications and connotations are also seen in their corresponding… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 talkative — adjective the talkative person in the seat next to mine Syn: chatty, loquacious, garrulous, voluble, conversational, communicative; gossipy, babbling, blathering; long winded, wordy, verbose, prolix; informal gabby, mouthy, motormouthed, talky… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 5 talkative — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. talky, verbose (see loquacity). II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. voluble, loquacious, wordy, verbose, garrulous, verbal, chattering, glib, chatty, long winded, effusive, long tongued, gossipy, talky*,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 6 talkative — talkatively, adv. talkativeness, n. /taw keuh tiv/, adj. inclined to talk a great deal: One drink and she became very talkative. [1400 50; late ME; see TALK, ATIVE] Syn. wordy, verbose, prolix. TALKATIVE, GARRULOUS, LOQUACIOUS characterize a… …

    Universalium

  • 7 Du Fu — This is a Chinese name; the family name is 杜 (Dù). Du Fu (杜甫) There are no contemporaneous portraits of Du Fu; this is a later artist s impression. Born 712 D …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 talkative — [tôk′ətiv] adj. talking, or fond of talking, a great deal; loquacious talkatively adv. talkativeness n. SYN. TALKATIVE, implying a fondness for talking frequently or at length, is perhaps the least derogatory of these words [a jolly, talkative… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 crone — n. 1. Old woman (in contempt). 2. Old ewe. 3. Garrulous old man, aged gabbler or twaddler …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 10 William Henry Donald — (born 22 June 1875, Lithgow, New South Wales, died 9 November 1946, Shanghai) was an Australian newspaperman who worked in China from 1903 until World War II [cite journal |url=http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080340b.htm|title=Donald,… …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 Garrulously — Garrulous Gar ru*lous, a. [L. garrulus, fr. garrire to chatter, talk; cf. Gr. ? voice, ? to speak, sing. Cf. {Call}.] 1. Talking much, especially about commonplace or trivial things; talkative; loquacious. [1913 Webster] The most garrulous people …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Garrulousness — Garrulous Gar ru*lous, a. [L. garrulus, fr. garrire to chatter, talk; cf. Gr. ? voice, ? to speak, sing. Cf. {Call}.] 1. Talking much, especially about commonplace or trivial things; talkative; loquacious. [1913 Webster] The most garrulous people …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

    Universalium

  • 14 List of Dickensian characters — This is a list of characters in the works of Charles Dickens. Contents: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 Ion Creangă — Creangă redirects here. For other uses, see Creangă (surname). Ion Creangă Nică al lui Ştefan a Petrei Ion Torcălău Ioan Ştefănescu Born 1837 or 1839 Târgu Neamţ Died …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 Stock character — A stock character is one which relies heavily on cultural types or names for his or her personality, manner of speech, and other characteristics. In their most general form, stock characters are related to literary archetypes, but they are often… …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 List of Vampire Hunter D light novels — This is a listing of all light novels in the Vampire Hunter D series, written by Hideyuki Kikuchi, and illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano.Known simply as the nihongo| Vampire Hunter |吸血鬼ハンター|Kyūketsuki Hantā series in Japan, the first novel, Vampire… …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 List of stories in the Masnavi — The below list gives an overview of the stories in Rumi s Masnavi, as it appears in Reynold A. Nicholson s translation.Book I*Preface (in prose) *Proem *The King and the Handmaiden *The Greengrocer and the Parrot *The Jewish King whose Vizier… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 Pinter, Harold — born Oct. 10, 1930, London, Eng. British playwright and actor. Born into a working class family, he acted with touring companies until 1959. His early one act plays were followed by the full length The Birthday Party (1958). His next major plays …

    Universalium

  • 20 Dave Van Ronk — at 1963 Newport Folk Festival; Photo © John Byrne Cooke Background information Born June 30, 1936( …

    Wikipedia