/ˈtôrn·kwist/, noun, A person who prevents or otherwise derails interesting conversation using loud, inane, unnecessary and incessant banter. Polite participants to a conversation have no defense within the bounds of propriety and must simply endure.
"Tell me about your weekend before that guy gets here. He's such a Tornquist that we won't get a chance to talk."
by VancouverHoover December 08, 2017