• (RP) IPA: /ˈɡæɹ.ʊ.ləs/, /ˈɡæɹ.jʊ.ləs/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɡɛɹ.ə.ləs/, /ˈɡɛɹ.jə.ləs/, /ˈɡæɹ.ə.ləs/, /ˈɡæɹ.jə.ləs/


  1. Excessively or tiresomely talkative.
    Synonyms: chatty, talkative, long-winded, loquacious, tonguey, voluble, Thesaurus:talkative
    • 1984, "A Modern Whitman," by James Atlas. The Atlantic, Dec 1984.
      Crammed with gossip, anecdotes, and confessions . . ., his garrulous, untidy narratives read like a good novel.
  2. (of something written or performed) Excessively wordy and rambling.
    Synonyms: bombastic, rambling, wordy, Thesaurus:verbose
Related terms Translations Translations
  • Russian: простра́нный
  • Spanish: gárrulo

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