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Silly Cathy, drinking tons, talking lots (6)

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I believe the answer is:

chatty

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'silly cathy drinking tons talking lots' is the definition.
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'silly cathy drinking tons' is the wordplay.
'silly' is an anagram indicator.
'drinking' is an insertion indicator.
'tons' becomes 't'.
'cathy' anagrammed gives 'chaty'.
'chaty' placed around 't' is 'CHATTY'.

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(Other definitions for chatty that I've seen before include "Prone to gossip" , "Loquacious" , "Full of (trivial) conversation" , "Communicative" , "Talkative or garrulous" .)

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