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  1. long-windedadjective

    Synonyms:
    garrulous

    Antonyms:
    taciturn, laconic

  2. long-windedadjective

    Tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; unnecessarily verbose.

    He launched into a long-winded discussion of the relative merits of asphalt and concrete.

    Synonyms:
    garrulous

    Antonyms:
    laconic, taciturn

Princeton's WordNet

  1. long-winded, tedious, verbose, windy, wordyadjective

    using or containing too many words

    "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"

    Synonyms:
    dull, wearisome, windy, wordy, boring, verbose, blowy, tedious, slow, impractical, airy, tiresome, breezy, ho-hum, irksome, visionary, deadening

    Antonyms:
    concise

Editors Contribution

  1. wordy

    rarely used word for verbose, expressed in too many words.

    he made his point with a taughty piece of literature.

    Submitted by rinat on June 1, 2017  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "long-winded":

    tedious, lengthy, interminable, cumbersome, verbose, endless, never-ending

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