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ver·bose

 (vər-bōs′)
adj.
Using or containing a great and usually an excessive number of words; wordy. See Synonyms at wordy.

[Middle English *verbous, from Latin verbōsus, from verbum, word; see verb.]

ver·bose′ly adv.
ver·bose′ness, ver·bos′i·ty (-bŏs′ĭ-tē) n.

verbose

(vɜːˈbəʊs)
adj
using or containing an excess of words, so as to be pedantic or boring; prolix
[C17: from Latin verbōsus from verbum word]
verˈbosely adv
verbosity, verˈboseness n

ver•bose

(vərˈboʊs)

adj.
expressed in or characterized by the use of many or too many words; wordy: a verbose report; a verbose speaker.
[1665–75; < Latin verbōsus=verb(um) word + -ōsus -ose1]
ver•bose′ly, adv.
ver•bos′i•ty (-ˈbɒs ɪ ti) ver•bose′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.verbose - using or containing too many wordsverbose - 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"
prolix - tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length; "editing a prolix manuscript"; "a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know"

verbose

verbose

adjective
Using or containing an excessive number of words:
Translations
كَثير الحَشْو بالكَلام
upovídaný
ordrig
bőbeszédűfecsegőszószátyár
冗長な
táravý
ağzı kalabalıkgereksiz sözlerle dolu

verbose

[vɜːˈbəʊs] ADJ [person] → verboso, hablador; [writing, style] → prolijo, verboso

verbose

[vɜːrˈbəʊs] adjverbeux/euse

verbose

[vɜːˈbəʊs] adjverboso/a, prolisso/a

verb

(vəːb) noun
the word or phrase that gives the action, or asserts something, in a sentence, clause etc. I saw him; He ran away from me; I have a feeling; What is this?
ˈverbal adjective
1. of, or concerning, verbs. verbal endings such as `-fy', `-ize'.
2. consisting of, or concerning, spoken words. a verbal warning/agreement.
ˈverbally adverb
in or by speech, not writing. I replied to the invitation verbally.
verbatim (-ˈbeitim) adjective, adverb
word for word. a verbatim report of the argument; The child repeated my words verbatim.
verbose (-ˈbous) adjective
using too many words; expressed in too many words. a verbose speaker; a verbose description/style.
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