Definition of


  1. (adj, all) using or containing too many words
    verbose and ineffective instructional methods
    newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials
    proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes

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Synonyms of Wordy

long-winded, tedious, verbose, windy

Alternate forms of Wordy

Derivations: wordiness

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