Knowledge

/

ArcaMax

Today's Word "voluble"

Characterized by a ready flow of speech on

Published in Vocabulary

voluble \VOL-yuh-buhl\ (adjective) - 1 : Characterized by a ready flow of speech. 2 : Easily rolling or turning; rotating. 3 : (Botany) Having the power or habit of turning or twining.

"Everyone agreed that Judith was such a voluble speaker that she would be well-advised to go into politics."

Voluble derives from Latin volubilis, "revolving, rolling, fluent," from volvere, "to roll."


Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus
 

Social Connections

Comics

Intelligent Life Candorville Dilbert Dennis the Menace Jerry King Cartoons Fort Knox