Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, mid 17th century
Tending to talk very freely; extremely talkative
Characterized by excessive wordiness
Examples of Loquacious in a sentence
"I would've arrived on time if it weren't for a long conversation with my loquacious neighbor."
"She tended to be quite loquacious, speaking long after her time had run out."
Fran Capo may be considered the world's most loquacious person. Certified by the Guinness World Records organization, she's capable of speaking 11 words per second, or nearly 700 per minute.
Did you Know?
Loquacious, unsurprisingly, comes to us from a Latin word—loquax, which means "talkative."