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word·y

 (wûr′dē)
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.

word′i·ly adv.
word′i·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

(ˈwɜːdɪ)
adj, wordier or wordiest
1. using, inclined to use, or containing an excess of words: a wordy writer; a wordy document.
2. of the nature of or relating to words; verbal
ˈwordily adv
ˈwordiness n

word•y

(ˈwɜr di)

adj. word•i•er, word•i•est.
1. characterized by or given to the use of too many words.
2. pertaining to or consisting of words; verbal.
[before 1100]
word′i•ly, adv.
word′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wordy - using or containing too many wordswordy - 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"

wordy

wordy

adjective
1. Relating to, consisting of, or having the nature of words:
2. Using or containing an excessive number of words:
Translations

wordy

[ˈwɜːdɪ] ADJ (wordier (compar) (wordiest (superl))) → verboso, prolijo

wordy

[ˈwɜːrdi] adjverbeux/euse

wordy

adj (+er)wortreich, langatmig (pej)

wordy

[ˈwɜːdɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → verboso/a, prolisso/a
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