What does verbose mean?

Definitions for verbosevərˈboʊs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. verbose(Adjective)

    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.

  2. verbose(Adjective)

    Producing unusually detailed output for diagnostic purposes.

  3. Origin: From verbosus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verbose(adj)

    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

  2. Origin: [L. verbosus, from verbum a word. See Verb.]

Anagrams for verbose »

  1. obverse

  2. observe


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of verbose in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of verbose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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