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verbose

ver·bose

verbose

 
 
pronunciation:
vr bos
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Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: using or characterized by many or superfluous words; wordy.
The committee chair is a verbose person, and this adds greatly to the length of meetings.My thoughts began to wander during the superintendent's verbose speech.
synonyms:
garrulous, long-winded, loquacious, pleonastic, prolix, redundant, wordy
antonyms:
concise, laconic, succinct
similar words:
chatty, diffuse, effusive, gabby, lengthy, talkative, voluble, windy
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derivations: verbosely (adv.), verboseness (n.), verbosity (n.)
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