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Another word for chatty or talkative. Someone who is garrulous talks a lot, all the time, and not necessarily about anything "important." Because garrulous also suggests a lack of focus, as in the tendency of the speaker to wander from subject to subject, it can also connote agedness. In the English language, garrulous is often applied to individuals of an older generation, people who may not have a lot of company, people who have a lot of time on their hands, as well as people who may have reached a point in their lives where they don't really care what anyone thinks, and so they say whatever and as much as they want.

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