Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Wordy; prolix.

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Usage examples "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", Guy Boothby.
  2. A loose and verbose manner never fails to create disgust. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", 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", Cosmo Hamilton.