talker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n talker someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous) "the speaker at commencement","an utterer of useful maxims"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Talker A loquacious person, male or female; a prattler; a babbler; also, a boaster; a braggart; -- used in contempt or reproach.
    • Talker One who talks; especially, one who is noted for his power of conversing readily or agreeably; a conversationist. "There probably were never four talkers more admirable in four different ways than Johnson, Burke, Beauclerk, and Garrick."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n talker One who talks; especially, one who talks to excess.
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Quotations

  • Proverb
    Proverb
    “People who have little to do are excessive talkers.”
  • French Proverb
    French Proverb
    “Great talker, great liar.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “There is only one rule to become a good talker, learn how to listen.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “It's always well to be the smartest thinker, but is won't get you very far unless you're the plainest talker.”
  • Titus Maccius Plautus
    Titus%20Maccius%20Plautus
    “Slander-mongers and those who listen to slander, if I had my way, would all be strung up, the talkers by the tongue, the listeners by the ears.”
  • Spanish Proverb
    Spanish Proverb
    “Two great talkers will not travel far together.”

Usage

In literature:

Vaudreuil was a great talker and could never keep a secret.
"The Winning of Canada: A Chronicle of Wolf" by William Wood
More than the usual crowd of talkers, idlers, strangers, buyers and sellers, thronged its ample pavements.
"Zenobia" by William Ware
She was a vivacious talker when she had any thing to say; but a most dogged holder of her tongue when she had not.
"Hetty's Strange History" by Anonymous
Governor Easton, who is a pleasant talker, told a story of a magistrate who had been a great persecutor of his people.
"The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII) Margaret Smith's Journal in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, 1678-9; Tales and Sketches; My Summer with Dr. Singletary: A Fragment; and Others" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Governor Easton, who is a pleasant talker, told a story of a magistrate who had been a great persecutor of his people.
"The Complete Works of Whittier The Standard Library Edition with a linked Index" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Dodge is ever a werry free talker.
"Homeward Bound" by James Fenimore Cooper
I see, like myself, you are no great talker.
"Vivian Grey" by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
He was never unduly silent, but he was a better listener than talker.
"The Avenger" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
The Lenni-Lenape are not Two-Talkers.
"The Trail Book" by Mary Austin
The talkers were putting the anaesthetizing-room in readiness for the afternoon.
"K" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
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In poetry:

Lights,
The soft anonymous
Talkers: 'You all right?'
The starched, inaccessible breast.
"Paralytic" by Sylvia Plath
I am not that which I do praise;
I do not that I say;
I sit a talker in the ways,
A dreamer in the day!
"The Disciple" by George MacDonald
Heigh, ho! But they're talking, talking,
As the cold, hard streets we're walking
Seeking work at any wage,
While the talkers rant and rage.
"Heigh, Ho!" by C J Dennis
You ain’t met him? Son, you’ve missed
The most funniest humorist
I’ve met with in my born days—
Funniest talker, anyways,
When it comes to repartee—
That’s the humor catches me!
"Jabed Meeker, Humorist" by Ellis Parker Butler

In news:

Navajo Code Talker Earns KU Diploma .
Kansas first lady helped Code Talker receive degree.
The Next Great Trash Talker.
The NBA used to have a lot of talkers not so much anymore.
Ted Poe is Washington's talker of the town.
Trib Talkers call about robocalls, blight, Rush Limbaugh, women's shoe sizes and more.
Frank Chee Willeto, a Marine and one of the storied Navajo Code Talkers of World War II, spoke of many things across his 87 years.
Code talkers transmitted tactical information, disguising meanings with codes from their native language.
All told, there were about 400 Navajo Code Talkers , and they worked extremely well.
Navajo Code Talker George Smith Dies At Age 90.
These "code talkers " went on to play a similar role in WWII, Korea and Vietnam.
Choctaw Nation Tribe's code talkers played a crucial role in WW I, II, Vietnam and Korea -- and today has now been winning contracts from all branches of the US military for its defense tech.
He's the best in the nation but no trash talker .
You child's first words are a big milestone and every child develops at a different rate, but what to you do if you think your child is a "late talker .".
The story adds, " 'Ricki Lake' has gotten off to a slow ratings start among the freshman pack of daytime talkers , owing partly to a Tribune-Cablevision carriage dispute that has affected 40% of New York households.".
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In science:

Takahiro Kawai for giving me the opportunity as a talker of the colloquium.
Non-perturbative Solutions to N=2 Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theories -Progress and Perspective-
Talkers’ signaling of ”new” and ”old” words in speech and listeners’ perception and use of the distinction.
Some Bibliographical References on Intonation and Intonational Meaning
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