Friday, February 12, 2010

Word For The Day: verbose

verbose - adj. vurr-boas; 1. containing more words than necessary; wordy: "a verbose reply", also: impaired by wordiness: "a verbose style".  2. given to wordiness: "a verbose orator".  Etymology: Latin "verbosus", from verbum.  (others: verbosely, verboseness, verbosity).  Alternate contextual examples invited.