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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Overabundance or superfluity of words, as in writing or speech; wordiness

Usage examples (35)
  • The speech had much verbiage but little information.
  • Use concise military verbiage- G.S.Patton
  • This kind of verbiage is beloved of talking heads, who use it to lead in to their point.
  • No verbiage can give it, because the verbiage is other. for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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