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Meaning of WORDY

Pronunciation:  'wurdee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [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"
  2. [adj]  use of more words than required to express an idea; "a wordy gossipy account of a simple incident"; "a redundant text crammed with amplifications of the obvious"
 

WORDY is a 5 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: long-winded, prolix, redundant, tedious, verbose, windy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Word"y\, a. [Compar. {Wordier}; superl. {Wordiest}.]
1. Of or pertaining to words; consisting of words; verbal;
   as, a wordy war. --Cowper.

2. Using many words; verbose; as, a wordy speaker.

3. Containing many words; full of words.

         We need not lavish hours in wordy periods.
                                               --Philips.

 

 

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