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Synonyms for prolix
proʊˈlɪks, ˈproʊ lɪkspro·lix

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Wiktionary

  1. prolixadjective

    Tediously lengthy.

    Synonyms:
    bombastic, verbose, long-winded, wordy

    Antonyms:
    terse, concise

  2. prolixadjective

    Tending to use large or obscure words, which few understand.

    Synonyms:
    long-winded, bombastic, wordy, verbose

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prolix

    Synonyms:
    diffuse, lengthy, long, tedious, verbose, wordy

    Antonyms:
    brief, compact, compendious, concise, condensed, laconic, neat, pithy, sententious, short, succinct, terse

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prolix

    Synonyms:
    diffuse, lengthy, tedious, circumlocutory, prosaic, verbose, minute, toilsome, wordy

    Antonyms:
    condensed, terse, epigrammatic, curt, brief, laconic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prolixadjective

    tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length

    "editing a prolix manuscript"; "a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know"

    Antonyms:
    elliptic, concise, compact, aphoristic, curt, elliptical, apothegmatic, epigrammatic, terse, sententious, laconic, compendious, pithy, telegraphic, cryptic, brief, summary, crisp, succinct

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  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prolixadjective

    Synonyms:
    diffuse, wordy, verbose, loose, long, long-spun, spun-out, long-winded, discursive, rambling, not concise

  2. prolixadjective

    Synonyms:
    tiresome, tedious, uninteresting, wearisome

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Prolix":

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Translations for prolix

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  • prolixCatalan, Valencian
  • zdlouhavýCzech
  • weitschweifigGerman
  • verboso, prolijo, sabihondo, pedante, fastidioso, chicharra, sabidilloSpanish
  • pitkäpiimäinen, vaikeaselkoinenFinnish
  • savantasse, phraseur, abstrus, verbeux, fastidieux, abscons, raseur, cuistre, pédant, prolixeFrench
  • fadalach, màirnealach, liostaScottish Gaelic
  • hosszadalmas, terjengősHungarian
  • iperverboso, ridondante, prolisso, verbosoItalian
  • 諄々しいJapanese
  • autakiMāori
  • развлечен, преопширен, преречитMacedonian
  • breedsprakig, zwammerig, langdradig, wollig, verbeusDutch
  • prolixoPortuguese
  • длительный, нудный, долгий, многоречивый, занудный, многословныйRussian
  • långtråkig, omständig, långrandigSwedish
  • mahabang talumpatiTagalog
  • 冗长Chinese

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