Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech:

Using many words; verbose.

Part of speech: adjective

Of the nature of words; verbal.

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Usage examples "wordy":

  1. I think he grows very wordy. - "Red Pottage", Mary Cholmondeley.
  2. The conference between the high contracting parties was wordy, bristled with the gesticulations of two pair of hands, and was commented on by all the guests in the " Fiore del Marinajo." - "Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso", Maurice Henry Hewlett.
  3. Joe was a boy who would not willingly listen to evil words against one he called a friend, and was about to begin a wordy war in Sim's behalf, when his friend's employer put an end to the conversation by demanding that the clerk " get in and attend to business." - "The Princess and Joe Potter", James Otis.