- Abounding in words, containing more words than necessary. Long winded, or windy.
- Of or pertaining to languages that take longer to speak than other languages.
Etymology: From verbosus.
- Even the most jingoistic of native-speakers of Spanish admit their language is verbose; compared to what can be said in a sentence in English, it sometimes takes a paragraph of explanation in Spanish to say the same thing.
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