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
But my tendency to be verbose is better suited to phone or email.
Senator Obama can you define the word verbose in less than 10,00 words?
I’ll tell you this, however, the fact that you’re even discussing this in verbose fashion only indicates to this reader that you’re finding it more difficult to focus on the here and now, and Obama’s failed/failing foreign policies.
I fondly recall verbose walk-and-talks in the halls of the Bartlett White House.
At the risk of being called verbose, I would like to change the third answer to "HELL NO!"
Neither of us was what anyone would call verbose, and I didn't know what there was to say regardless.
From this we can infer that "real code" is defined as verbose, sluggish, single-threaded code that is unreliable due to hard-to-find bugs.
She wasn't what you would call a verbose girl, but ...
These collections include things only grown-ups would be interested in, such as verbose audio commentaries; they also restore scenes that are usually banned from kids' TV for offensive content.
All right, not all old school buildings, but if you go back 50 years and beyond these are, typically, "verbose" structures ripe with verse, nuance and cadence.