overabundance or superfluity of words, as in writing or speech; wordiness; verbosity.
manner or style of expressing something in words; wording: a manual of official verbiage.
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How to use verbiage in a sentence
See how others who are passionate about a topic are talking about it and see how you can incorporate that verbiage into your posts.Why brands should care about inclusion in marketing; Friday’s daily brief | Carolyn Lyden | July 9, 2021 | Search Engine Land
In this verbiage, this denotes anything shy of a commercial vehicle.Everything You Need to Know About All-Terrain Tires | Wes Siler | April 6, 2021 | Outside Online
He had played quarterback at Stanford and knew the verbiage of the West Coast offense.New GM Martin Mayhew again returns to Washington with unfinished business | Sam Fortier | March 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Going through the verbiage you will find that they place authority on the authors of content being mentioned in news articles and publications.
That has explanations back to the verbiage in the United States in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s actually.Does Anyone Really Know What Socialism Is? (Ep. 408 Rebroadcast) | Stephen J. Dubner | September 17, 2020 | Freakonomics
While the answer contained additional verbiage, it maintains the same low level of intellectual content.The GOP Candidate In Arizona Who Changed His Name To Cesar Chavez | Olivia Nuzzi | June 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Political correctness was not part of her vocabulary, but anti-Semitic verbiage was.Understanding Diana Vreeland, ‘Empress of Fashion’ | Robin Givhan | November 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
But the flood of Joan Rivers-style verbiage about her day-to-day wardrobe has overwhelmed those nuanced conversations.
With a Romney-tilting audience, the nervous verbiage sounded even worse than it was.Their Many Debate Missteps Could Haunt Romney and Santorum | John Avlon | February 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Such verbiage and dithering in the face of market mayhem helped Europe get into its mess in the first place.
Jimmy was commissioned to anglicize a proper proposal and André spent hours in repeating the verbiage as taught.David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
What a collection of hopeless babblers, what a lot of superfluous verbiage, what an amount of wasted breath!'The conquest of Rome | Matilde Serao
The chapters are well condensed, nowhere burdened with verbiage, yet sufficiently full to serve the purpose in view.Curious Church Customs | Various
I do not see how there can be a doubt; and yet, as I have said, it seems to me that a great deal of it is unnecessary verbiage.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention | Lucius Eugene Chittenden
"The intention is a commendable one, though expressed with unnecessary verbiage," replied Ning.Kai Lung's Golden Hours | Ernest Bramah
British Dictionary definitions for verbiage
the excessive and often meaningless use of words; verbosity
rare diction; wording
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