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 Meanings and Examples of VOLUBLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
voluble
 a.  fluent; glib; talkative; marked by ready flow of speech
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Sambo was a full black, of great size, very lively, voluble, and full of trick and grimace.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
2  He advancing before his ranks clamoured things fit and unfit to tell, and strode along lofty and voluble, his heart lifted up with his fresh royalty.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK NINTH
3  He was listening, with a good-humored, negligent air, half comic, half contemptuous, to Haley, who was very volubly expatiating on the quality of the article for which they were bargaining.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
4  The auctioneer sees his advantage, and expatiates volubly in mingled French and English, and bids rise in rapid succession.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
5  "She's got a way with her, has Susan," she went on quite volubly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
6  So situated, she was powerless to check Jo, who seemed possessed by a spirit of mischief, and talked away as volubly as the lady.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
7  They talked volubly and with little reserve.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In AFTER THE RACE
8  However, since no one turned him out, and Anna Sergyevna even presented him to her aunt and her sister, he soon recovered himself and began to chatter volubly.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
9  After the mortal silence of his long imprisonment Zeena's volubility was music in his ears.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
10  She had learned the value of contrast in throwing her charms into relief, and was fully aware of the extent to which Mrs. Fisher's volubility was enhancing her own repose.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
11  Trenor, however, appeared at once on the threshold of the drawing-room, welcoming her with unusual volubility while he relieved her of her cloak and drew her into the room.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
12  Mrs. Highcamp hung with languid but unaffected interest upon the warm and impetuous volubility of her left-hand neighbor, Victor Lebrun.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXX
13  The effect of the wine upon Victor was to change his accustomed volubility into silence.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXX
14  All of this, however, did not chill their ardor as much as might have been expected, because of the volubility of the agent.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 4
15  Oh, what a clumsy thing I am," said she with feverish volubility; "I don't know my way.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 93. Valentine.
Example Sentence:
1  The excessively voluble speaker suffers from logorrhea: he runs off at the mouth a lot!
2  Many see Parker as the obvious leader, whose voluble style works well on TV.