Definitions for verbiageˈvɜr bi ɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. verbiage, verbalism(noun)

    overabundance of words

  2. wording, diction, phrasing, phraseology, choice of words, verbiage(noun)

    the manner in which something is expressed in words

    "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton


  1. verbiage(Noun)

    Overabundance of words

  2. verbiage(Noun)

    (US) The manner in which something is expressed in words;

    use concise military verbiage- G.S. Patton Usage note: because of the pejorative connotation of the primary definition of "verbiage" it is preferred to use "diction," "phrasing," etc. to describe the manner in which something is expressed in words.

  3. Origin: From verbiage

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verbiage(noun)

    the use of many words without necessity, or with little sense; a superabundance of words; verbosity; wordiness

  2. Origin: [F. verbiage, from OF. verbe a word. See Verb.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. verbiage

    When the context involves a software or hardware system, this refers to documentation. This term borrows the connotations of mainstream ‘verbiage’ to suggest that the documentation is of marginal utility and that the motives behind its production have little to do with the ostensible subject.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of verbiage in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of verbiage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeff Bock:

    That verbiage probably scares theater owners.

  2. Paul Valery:

    The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.

  3. William Paul:

    Trump’s verbiage does not sound compassionate, i don’t hold him up as a paragon of Christian virtue, but I’m not looking for that in a candidate. I’m looking for someone who is prudent and can make good political decisions.

  4. Chief Executive Mario Longhi:

    People can say whatever they want, and I think China has been saying a lot of things for the past couple of decades, you need to ask yourself what, from a practical perspective, is really happening. We need to see the proof in actions, not just in verbiage.

  5. David Smilde:

    While the verbiage sounds like this is an attempt to replace the National Assembly, it looks like it will be a body that works at a lower level to distribute resources to communes and communal councils, of course the optics of this are alarming ... (but) I doubt it will seriously impede any functions of the National Assembly.

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