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long-winded, tedious, verbose, windy, wordy(adj)
using or containing too many words
"long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
Tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; unnecessarily verbose.
He launched into a long-winded discussion of the relative merits of asphalt and concrete.
Origin: Figurative, from long + winded
long-breathed; hence, tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; as, a long-winded talker
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