- characterized by a ready and continuous flow of words; fluent; glib; talkative: a voluble spokesman for the cause.
- talking easily, readily, and at length; fluent
- archaic easily turning or rotating, as on an axis
- rare (of a plant) twining or twisting
1570s, “liable to constant change,” from French voluble, from Latin volubilis “that turns around, rolling, flowing, fluent” (of speech), from volvere “to turn around, roll” (see volvox). Meaning “fluent, talkative” first recorded 1580s. Related: Volubly.