Talkative vs Talkless - What's the difference?

talkative | talkless |


As adjectives the difference between talkative and talkless

is that talkative is tending to talk a lot while talkless is without talk.

talkative

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Tending to talk a lot.
  • Speaking openly and honestly, neglecting privacy and consequences.
  • Synonyms

    * chatty, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, outgoing, talksome * long-winded, logorrheic, verbose * indiscreet, outspoken * See also

    Antonyms

    * dour, monosyllabic, sullen, withdrawn * laconic, taciturn, terse, uncommunicative * mute, quiet, silent

    Derived terms

    * talkativeness

    talkless

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Without talk.
  • * 1924 , Popular Science (volume 105, number 5, November 1924, page 70)
  • One of the most recent devices for use in communication between deaf mutes is a "talkless phone" that conveys messages by means of an alphabet printed on electric-light bulbs.
  • * 1986 , Billboard (volume 98, number 6, 8 February 1986, page 18)
  • The talkless 24-hour period was devoid of advertisements, record intros and all other spoken words.