Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a verbose or wordy manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a wordy manner.

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  • adverb In a wordy manner; using too many words.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a verbose manner

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Examples

  • On that point you will be tongue-tied, though you will talk wordily enough about other things.

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  • And as Paul Krugman says somewhat more wordily there were only two eras in economic history that were widely described as 'depressions' at the time: the years of deflation and instability that followed the Panic of 1873 and the years of mass unemployment that followed the financial crisis of 1929-31 ...

    David K. Levine: The Pathetic Generation

  • Events were moving too fast for her, and too wordily, to take in.

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  • And as Paul Krugman says somewhat more wordily there were only two eras in economic history that were widely described as 'depressions' at the time: the years of deflation and instability that followed the Panic of 1873 and the years of mass unemployment that followed the financial crisis of 1929-31 ...

    David K. Levine: The Pathetic Generation

  • And as Paul Krugman says somewhat more wordily there were only two eras in economic history that were widely described as 'depressions' at the time: the years of deflation and instability that followed the Panic of 1873 and the years of mass unemployment that followed the financial crisis of 1929-31 ...

    David K. Levine: The Pathetic Generation

  • May 15, 2009 at 3:12 am an neber hab dem words been ment so lishertally…litsherally…wordily.

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  • Projected as an internationalist with social leanings he was spun by an outrageously biased MSM as the anti ethical and wordily worldly opposite to Bush.

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  • But observe what people are reading on the bus, or someone on the street tells you what he or she is reading, and it likely isn't the "literary" work that was reviewed rather wordily by a media outlet.

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  • MOOS: Nailing the pronunciation of Pakistan earns Senator Obama of the award for sounding either most wordily or most elite.

    CNN Transcript Oct 8, 2008

  • But a woman regretted wordily that her husband had just stepped out; he would no doubt be back again immediately; if the Herr would take a chair and wait a little? —, But the thought of waiting made him turn on his heel.

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