chatterbox

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chatter +‎ box

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chatterbox (plural chatterboxes)

  1. (informal) One who chats or talks to excess.
    • 2014 November 14, Blake Bailey, “'Tennessee Williams,' by John Lahr [print version: Theatrical victory of art over life, International New York Times, 18 November 2014, p. 13]”, in The New York Times[1]:
      [S]he [Edwina, mother of Tennessee Williams] was indeed Amanda [Wingfield, character in Williams' play The Glass Menagerie] in the flesh: a doughty chatterbox from Ohio who adopted the manner of a Southern belle and eschewed both drink and sex to the greatest extent possible.
  2. A cootie catcher (children's fortune-telling device).
  3. (computing) Synonym of chatterbot

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