Part of speech:
Made of fustian
The definition of prolix is someone or something that is too wordy.
Tiresome by reason of length, slowness, or dullness; boring.
Filled with repetition, especially needless or tedious repetition.
Containing or using many or too many words; verbose
Given to or characterized by repetition.
Of, like, or expressed in periphrasis
Full of twists, turns, curves, or windings; winding; crooked
Talking, or fond of talking, a great deal; loquacious
Boastful or bombastic
Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
Characterized by a great flow of words; talking much and easily; talkative, glib, etc.
Of or like flowers
(Informal) Inclined to chatter; talkative
Containing or given to too much talk:
The definition of terse is language that is brief and to the point.
Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:
The definition of succinct is getting to the point in just a few words.
Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
Widely spread or scattered; not concentrated:
More than usual; extra; surplus
The slender part of a flower pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma. The pollen tube grows through the style delivering the pollen nuclei to the ovary.
Using or containing an excessive number of words
- Redundant implies the use of unnecessary or repetitious words or phrases a redundant literary style
- Diffuse suggests such verbosity and loose construction as to lose all force and sharpness a rambling, diffuse harangue
- Prolix implies such a tiresome elaboration of trivial details as to be boring or dull his prolix sermons
- Wordy is the general term implying the use of more words in speaking or writing than are necessary for communication a wordy document
- Verbose suggests a wordiness that results in obscurity, tediousness, bombast, etc. a verbose acceptance speech
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