from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Using or containing a great and usually an excessive number of words; wordy. See Synonyms at wordy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Abounding in words, containing more words than necessary. Long winded, or windy.
- adj. Producing unusually detailed output for diagnostic purposes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Abounding in words; using or containing more words than are necessary; tedious by a multiplicity of words; prolix; wordy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Abounding in words; using or containing more words than are necessary; prolix; tedious by multiplicity of words; wordy: as, a verbose speaker; a verbose argument.
- Synonyms Wordy, diffuse. See pleonasm.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. using or containing too many words
Middle English *verbous, from Latin verbōsus, from verbum, word; see verb.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin verbosus. (Wiktionary)