Definitions for prolixproʊˈlɪks, ˈproʊ lɪks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prolix(adj)

    tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length

    "editing a prolix manuscript"; "a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know"


  1. prolix(Adjective)

    Tediously lengthy.

  2. prolix(Adjective)

    Tending to use large or obscure words, which few understand.

  3. Origin: From prolixus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prolix(adj)

    extending to a great length; unnecessarily long; minute in narration or argument; excessively particular in detail; -- rarely used except with reference to discourse written or spoken; as, a prolix oration; a prolix poem; a prolix sermon

  2. Prolix(adj)

    indulging in protracted discourse; tedious; wearisome; -- applied to a speaker or writer


  1. Prolix

    prottle is a chronic chorizo stroker, its not his fault... but its ruining his life

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • prolixCatalan, Valencian
  • zdlouhavýCzech
  • weitschweifigGerman
  • sabidillo, chicharra, fastidioso, verboso, sabihondo, prolijo, pedanteSpanish
  • vaikeaselkoinen, pitkäpiimäinenFinnish
  • pédant, prolixe, raseur, abscons, fastidieux, abstrus, phraseur, savantasse, verbeux, cuistreFrench
  • liosta, màirnealach, fadalachScottish Gaelic
  • terjengős, hosszadalmasHungarian
  • prolisso, verboso, iperverboso, ridondanteItalian
  • 諄々しいJapanese
  • autakiMāori
  • преопширен, преречит, развлеченMacedonian
  • verbeus, zwammerig, wollig, langdradig, breedsprakigDutch
  • prolixoPortuguese
  • нудный, многословный, занудный, долгий, длительный, многоречивыйRussian
  • omständig, långtråkig, långrandigSwedish
  • mahabang talumpatiTagalog

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