[ ver-bohs ]
/ vərˈboʊs /
characterized by the use of many or too many words; wordy: a verbose report.
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SYNONYMS FOR verbose
synonym study for verbose
OTHER WORDS FROM verbose
ver·bose·ly, adverbver·bose·ness, nounun·ver·bose, adjectiveun·ver·bose·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH verboseverbal verbose
Words nearby verbose
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British Dictionary definitions for verboseness
/ (vɜːˈbəʊs) /
using or containing an excess of words, so as to be pedantic or boring; prolix
Derived forms of verboseverbosely, adverbverbosity (vɜːˈbɒsɪtɪ) or verboseness, noun
Word Origin for verbose
C17: from Latin verbōsus from verbum word
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