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Synonyms for wordy
ˈwɜr diwordy

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Wiktionary

  1. wordyadjective

    Synonyms:
    pleonastic, verbose, sesquipedalian

  2. wordyadjective

    Using an excessive number of words.

    The story was long and very wordy.

    Synonyms:
    pleonastic, verbose, sesquipedalian

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wordy

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

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

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, boring, verbose, blowy, tedious, slow, impractical, airy, tiresome, breezy, ho-hum, long-winded, irksome, visionary, deadening

    Antonyms:
    concise

Editors Contribution

  1. long-winded, verbose, prolix, lengthy, protracted

    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. wordyadjective

    Synonyms:
    verbose, prolix, diffuse, not concise, long-winded

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wordyadjective

    Synonyms:
    diffuse, prolix, verbose, redundant, pleonastic

    Antonyms:
    terse, succinct, laconic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wordy":

    verbose

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How to use wordy in a sentence?

  1. George Eliot:

    Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.


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