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Synonyms for prolix
proʊˈlɪks, ˈproʊ lɪks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prolix(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. prolix(adjective)

    Tediously lengthy.

    Synonyms:
    bombastic, verbose, long-winded, wordy

    Antonyms:
    terse, concise

  2. prolix(adjective)

    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

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. prolix(a.)

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

  2. prolix(a.)

    Synonyms:
    tiresome, tedious, uninteresting, wearisome

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Translations for prolix

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  • prolixCatalan, Valencian
  • zdlouhavýCzech
  • weitschweifigGerman
  • sabidillo, chicharra, fastidioso, verboso, sabihondo, prolijo, pedanteSpanish
  • vaikeaselkoinen, pitkäpiimäinenFinnish
  • pédant, prolixe, raseur, abscons, fastidieux, abstrus, phraseur, savantasse, verbeux, cuistreFrench
  • liosta, màirnealach, fadalachScottish Gaelic
  • terjengős, hosszadalmasHungarian
  • prolisso, verboso, iperverboso, ridondanteItalian
  • 諄々しいJapanese
  • autakiMāori
  • преопширен, преречит, развлеченMacedonian
  • verbeus, zwammerig, wollig, langdradig, breedsprakigDutch
  • prolixoPortuguese
  • нудный, многословный, занудный, долгий, длительный, многоречивыйRussian
  • omständig, långtråkig, långrandigSwedish
  • mahabang talumpatiTagalog

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