Definition of Chatterbox

1. Noun. Orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leaf.

Exact synonyms: Epipactis Gigantea, Giant Helleborine, Stream Orchid
Group relationships: Epipactis, Genus Epipactis
Generic synonyms: Helleborine



2. Noun. An obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker.
Exact synonyms: Babbler, Chatterer, Magpie, Prater, Spouter
Generic synonyms: Speaker, Talker, Utterer, Verbaliser, Verbalizer
Derivative terms: Babble, Babble, Chatter, Chatter, Chatter, Prate, Spout

Definition of Chatterbox

1. Noun. (informal) One who chats or talks to excess (especially a child). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chatterbox

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chatterbox

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chatterbox (current term)
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Literary usage of Chatterbox

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1. The Nursery by Fanny P Seaverns, John L. Shorey (Firm (1871)
"OUR LITTLE chatterbox. WHO is it, now, that tears her frocks ? ... It is our little chatterbox. Who hides her baby-brother's socks ? ..."

2. The American Bookseller: A Semi-monthly Journal Devoted to the Interests of by Am. Book Trade Association (1881)
"(double the size of the other chatterbox Books), in a rich picture cover, ... THK SUNDAY chatterbox. Being Choice Readings for Sunday and Every Day, ..."

3. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
"Silent Man (The}, the barber of Bagdad, the greatest chatterbox that ever lived. Being sent for to shave the head and beard o? a young man who was to visit ..."

4. A Rose of the Old Regime: And Other Poems of Home-love and Childhood by Folger McKinsey (1907)
"... 6S chatterbox. Chatter, chatter all the way Rang her sweetness through the day! If the preacher came to dine, Mother dressed her fair and fine: "Now do ..."

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