|part of speech:
||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.
- garrulous, long-winded, loquacious, pleonastic, prolix, redundant, wordy
- concise, laconic, succinct
- similar words:
- chatty, diffuse, effusive, gabby, lengthy, talkative, voluble, windy
||verbosely (adv.), verboseness (n.), verbosity (n.)