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Meaning of VERBOSE

Pronunciation:  vur'bows

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  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"
 

VERBOSE is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: long-winded, prolix, tedious, windy, wordy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ver*bose"\, a. [L. verbosus, from verbum a word. See
{Verb}.]
Abounding in words; using or containing more words than are
necessary; tedious by a multiplicity of words; prolix; wordy;
as, a verbose speaker; a verbose argument.

      Too verbose in their way of speaking.    --Ayliffe.
-- {Ver*bose"ly}, adv. -- {Ver*bose"ness}, n.

 

 

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