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word·y  (w?rd)
adj. word·i·er, word·i·est
1. Relating to or consisting of words; verbal.
2. Tending to use, using, or expressed in more words than are necessary to convey meaning.

wordi·ly adv.
wordi·ness n.
Synonyms: wordy, diffuse, long-winded, prolix, verbose
These adjectives mean given to using or marked by the use of an excessive number of words: a wordy apology; a diffuse historical novel; a long-winded speaker; a prolix, tedious lecturer; verbose correspondence.


wordy  /wrdi/  adj. -ier, -iest using lots of words, (syn.) verbose: His writing is very wordy and needs editing. -n. [U] wordiness. wordy

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