What does the word verbose mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Verboseness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Wordy; prolix.

Usage examples for verbose

  1. " I must implore your pardon," the man continued, humbly enough, " I am afraid our calling, however, is apt to make us a trifle verbose. – My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby
  2. A loose and verbose manner never fails to create disgust. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  3. She can sum up a character as well in ten lines as all our verbose young men in ten chapters. – The Rustle of Silk by Cosmo Hamilton