Definition of chatterbox in English:



  • A person who likes to chatter.

    • ‘Perhaps next time the chatterboxes will save their yakking for after the season.’
    • ‘The two of us are chatterboxes and we tackle our problems together.’
    • ‘Adu this is Anu and she is the chatterbox I was telling you about earlier.’
    • ‘The mother of two daughters and four sons, Mrs Scadden was a part-time cleaner ‘who was a bit of a chatterbox and a bubbly person’.’
    • ‘Before this happened to Sharon she was lively and a real chatterbox.’
    • ‘A chatterbox she may be, but when Julianne Moore opens her mouth, she's worth listening to.’
    • ‘Mobile chatterboxes can expect a new-year bonus, with phone companies desperate to persuade customers to try their latest services, such as music downloads and picture messaging.’
    • ‘I am an amazing chatterbox at home, but I have to restrict myself at school’
    • ‘She's a chatterbox, with a good sense of humour.’
    • ‘The difference between us is, Lucian is shy and I'm a chatterbox, except when I am painting.’
    • ‘I manage a smile, but I'll never be able to tolerate their chatter even though I'm a chatterbox too.’
    • ‘They are also known as a couple of chatterboxes so for them, a sponsored silence is no mean task.’
    • ‘Team talks, though, are still Coyle's domain, and those who know the chirpy chatterbox will be surprised to learn that, in his initial effort, he did not talk for long enough.’
    • ‘Little of his output was significantly different from the likes of Steve Wright or other zany chatterboxes.’
    • ‘Judging by the differing accounts of the various things the admiral is supposed to have said as he lay there surrounded by his officers and a surgeon, he must have been a regular chatterbox.’
    • ‘Not a word came out of the two chatterboxes for a moment.’
    • ‘It's a week of mad, mad chatterboxes so get creative about extricating yourself from unwanted conversations.’
    talker, chatterer, jabberer, babbler, prattler, blatherer, prater
    tittle-tattler, tattler, gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger
    windbag, gasbag, gabber, big mouth, loudmouth, blabbermouth
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