Word of the Day – Voluble

Word of the Day : January 7, 2022


adjective VAHL-yuh-bul

What It Means

Voluble means “characterized by ready or rapid speech.”

// During the public forum, the town’s more voluble residents expressed their displeasure with the council’s decision to increase property taxes.

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“[Erich Jarvis] hypothesized that the most vocal animals are typically the ones that have to worry less about predators. Interestingly, he noticed that especially voluble vocal learners ‘tend to be near the top of the food chain—like humans, whales, and dolphins or elephants.'” — Emma Bryce, Live Science, 2 July 2021