One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
One who talks extravagantly, a loudmouth.
slang, black english
1no object To talk a great deal about something, with little or no action or result.
2with object To talk excessively to, especially in order to cajole or sweet-talk.
1940s; earliest use found in Lester V. Berrey (b. 1907), lexicographer<br>1970s; earliest use found in The Atlantic Monthly.
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