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wordy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of wordy

  1. 1 using or containing more words than necessary to express an idea her writing style is far too wordy for my tastes Synonyms of wordy circuitous, circumlocutory, diffuse, garrulous, logorrheic, long-winded, pleonastic, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy Words Related to wordy chatty, communicative, conversational, gabby, loquacious, talkative, talky, voluble; periphrastic; redundant, repetitious, tautological, tautologous; embellished, embroidered, exaggerated; bombastic, gaseous, gassy, grandiloquent, highfalutin (also hifalutin) Near Antonyms of wordy brief, short; aphoristic, epigrammatic, sententious; compendious, summary; abbreviated, abridged, condensed, shortened; abrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), curt, laconic, snippy Antonyms of wordy compact, concise, crisp, pithy, succinct, terse

  2. 2 of or relating to words or language the neighborhood dispute escalated into a wordy war conducted through angry letters to the editor in the local paper Synonyms of wordy lexical, linguistic (also linguistical), rhetorical (also rhetoric), vocabular, verbalWords Related to wordy communicative, conversationalAntonyms of wordy nonlexical, nonlinguistic, nonverbal



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