wordage

[wur-dij]

noun

words collectively.
quantity or amount of words: The wordage of the document exceeds a million.
verbiage; wordiness.
choice of words; wording: His wordage betrayed his lack of knowledge on the subject.

Nearby words

  1. word wrapping,
  2. word-blind,
  3. word-hoard,
  4. word-lore,
  5. word-perfect,
  6. wordbook,
  7. wordbreak,
  8. worde,
  9. worde, wynkyn de,
  10. wordie

Origin of wordage

First recorded in 1820–30; word + -age

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British Dictionary definitions for wordage

wordage

noun

words considered collectively, esp a quantity of words
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