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  • adjective superlative form of wordy: most wordy.

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Examples

  • It's not only one of the world's greatest wines, but it sports possibly the world's wordiest label.

    Finding the Words for Wine

  • The two Terroirs (there is also one on the Lower East Side) easily qualify as the wine bar with the wordiest list (sometimes a single grape gets an entire page) and sometimes the most militant techniques.

    Raising the Bar: A Fine Time for Wine

  • His crowd was “the cleverest, wordiest, quickest people in London,” as his rival “Chips” Channon — the bitchy, social-climbing, and unaccountably brilliant diarist — described it, and he married no less than the reigning beauty of the age: the brightest of the bright young things, witty, intelligent Lady Diana Manners, youngest daughter of the Duke of Rutland.

    Charm Offensive

  • She declares them to be "the wordiest and most writerly generation in a long while" and anoints their conversational tendency to quote TV shows and films an admirable form of "intertextuality."

    It's Not Theft, It's Pastiche

  • His crowd was “the cleverest, wordiest, quickest people in London,” as his rival “Chips” Channon — the bitchy, social-climbing, and unaccountably brilliant diarist — described it, and he married no less than the reigning beauty of the age: the brightest of the bright young things, witty, intelligent Lady Diana Manners, youngest daughter of the Duke of Rutland.

    Charm Offensive

  • The few occasions I organized a conference panel (meaning I had to look over and edit all of the abstracts before submitting them) I was amazed at how the most senior members of the group insisted on being latest and wordiest (and they were still revising the talk the morning of).

    One Bright Star (1B*) Reignited

  • Wow, that has to be some of the wordiest casino spam ever.

    Tringo TV?!

  • It needs saying that The Unutterable sees Smith at his wordiest for a long time though the usual subjects are referenced - celebrities (this time Oprah, Pete Tong, Alan Brazil amongst others), drugs (in the extraordinarily powerful ‘Ketamine Sons’), politics (‘Devolute’) and, a particularly frightening subject for him, an alcohol-free police state (‘Sons of Temperance’).

    FallNews - Unreadable.....

  • The wordiest, crankiest band in the world, the Fall - Mark E. Smith and his rhythm grinders from Manchester, E.gland - are back upon us and will play the Middle E.st Downstairs April 3 with Bush Tetras, part of a brief US tour.

    FallNews - all mud and witches

  • Southey, and of the early poems of Shelley, of Scott at his wordiest.

    Definitions: Essays in Contemporary Criticism

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