Definition of verbose:
discursive, excess, airy, periphrastic, crisp, tedious, tiresome, logorrheic, breezy, wearisome, economical, visionary, clean, conversational, long-winded, style, articulate, ho-hum, wordy, windy, slow, blowy, prolix, boring, deadening, circuitous, words, declamatory, redundant, irksome, impractical, diffuse, dull, pleonastic.
- talkative (part of speech: adjective)
wordy (part of speech: adjective)
- abounding in tautology,
- full of air,
- characterized by redundancy
- verbose (part of speech: adjective)
- "Blindfolded", Earle Ashley Walcott.
Most plays that are written to be read, not to be acted, miss that condensation and directness of expression which is one of the secrets of true dramatic diction, and Mr. Schwartz's tragedy is consequently somewhat verbose.- "Reviews", Oscar Wilde.
Cosh writes to them all most ardently every week- sometimes oftener- and Bobby Little, as he ploughs wearily through repeated demands for photographs, and touching protestations of lifelong affection, curses the verbose and susceptible youth with all his heart.- "The First Hundred Thousand", Ian Hay.