using or containing too many words;
"long-winded (or windy) speakers"
"verbose and ineffective instructional methods"
"newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"
"proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
- This article is too wordy, it needs revision.
- She acted wonderfully in the play but he looked a bit wooden and his remarks were too wordy.
- This let me believe I am a wordy person.
- Practice helps you avoid being too wordy or meandering.
His sardonic smile as we haggled was worth pages of wordy argument.出自： R. Davies