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"
Abounding in words, containing more words than necessary. Long winded, or windy.
Even the most jingoistic of native-speakers of Spanish admit their language is verbose; compared to what can be said in a sentence in English, it sometimes takes a paragraph of explanation in Spanish to say the same thing.
Producing unusually detailed output for diagnostic purposes.
Origin: From verbosus.
abounding in words; using or containing more words than are necessary; tedious by a multiplicity of words; prolix; wordy; as, a verbose speaker; a verbose argument
Origin: [L. verbosus, from verbum a word. See Verb.]
The numerical value of verbose in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of verbose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- verbósCatalan, Valencian
- fecsegő, szószátyár, bőbeszédűHungarian
- penyedehanaan kataIndonesian
- verboso, prolisso, ridondante, iperverbosoItalian
- 자세한 정보Korean
- govorljivo, mnogorječivoSerbo-Croatian
- detaylı, ayrıntılıTurkish
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