Smart Words of the English Language

These english synonyms and antonyms for all kind of language and speech related words has been arranged by categories. For each word (, ...) you will find about 10 to 40 synonyms. Antonyms are included in the sense, that the words consists mostly of pairs which have the opposite meaning.

Synonyms for Talkative

talkative Meaning of these synonyms: Excessively communicative / Having a disposition to talk
Example sentence: Rather quiet at first, she grew very talkative over her second glass of sherry.

articulate babbling boisterous chatty
deafening earsplitting eloquent gabby garrulous
glib gossipy high-pitched intense long-winded
loquacious loud noisy obstreperous pandemoniac
pealing prolix pronounced rambunctious raucous
resonant resounding roaring roisterous sonorous
stentorian strident talky thundering uproarious
vehement verbal
verbose "a natural reserve accentuated by the verbose frankness of her husband" (W. Somerset Maugham)
vocal vocalized
voluble wordy

Synonyms for Quiet

quiet Meaning of these synonyms: Without or with little sound / Making no noise
Example sentence: "Warner was quiet drudge at home, but at a party he could be absolutely scintillating, tossing of witty remarks and charming everyone in the room" (Adam Robinson)

buttoned up clammed up close-mouthed dumb
hushed inarticulate
inaudible "The inaudible and noiseless foot of time" (Shakespeare)
incommunicative ineffable
inexpressible inexpressive low-pitched muffled mum
mute noiseless quiescent reserved restrained
reticent secretive shushed silent silentious
soundless speechless still taciturn tight-lipped
tongue-tied tranquil uncommunicative unspeakable whist




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