Verbose Synonyms and Antonyms

vər-bōs'

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Synonyms for Verbose

Tending to talk excessively; garrulous.
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Of, relating to, or suggestive of flowers:
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Tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; unnecessarily verbose.
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Made of fustian
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More than enough; overabundant; excess; superfluous
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(Mathematics) Of a decimal: recurring.
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Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
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Characterized or accompanied by wind
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(Gram.) Formed with a particle or an auxiliary verb instead of by inflection (Ex.: the phrase did sing used for the inflected form sang)
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Of, or relating to pleonasm.
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Filled with repetition, especially needless or tedious repetition.
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Talkative or chatty, especially of persons given to excess conversation.
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Wordy or unclear:
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Full of twists, turns, curves, or windings; winding; crooked
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(Of something written or performed) Excessively wordy and rambling.
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Boastful or bombastic
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Not earnest, or presented only for the purpose of an argument
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Characterized by a great flow of words; talking much and easily; talkative, glib, etc.
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Full (with), or packed (with some material or substance).
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Tending to loud, indiscreet, especially bragging, speech.
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Tending to blab or gossip a lot.
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Of or characterized by repetition
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Marked by or having a disposition to talk.
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So wordy as to be tiresome; verbose
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Using an excessive number of words.
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The definition of tedious is something that is boring and repetitive.
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(Of a person, their language or writing) showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms; grandiloquent; pompous
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Containing or given to too much talk:
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Alternative spelling of bigmouthed.
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Antonyms for Verbose

Compressed into a tiny area.
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Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
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Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:
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Words Related to Verbose

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Dispirited; depressed:
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More than usual; extra; surplus
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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.
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Using or containing an excessive number of words
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Synonym Study

  • 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
Find another word for verbose. In this page you can discover 48 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for verbose, like: gabby, flowery, long-winded, fustian, redundant, repeating, grandiloquent, tautologous, windy, succinct and concise.