Wordier
Wordy Word"y, a. [Compar. {Wordier}; superl. {Wordiest}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to words; consisting of words; verbal; as, a wordy war. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

2. Using many words; verbose; as, a wordy speaker. [1913 Webster]

3. Containing many words; full of words. [1913 Webster]

We need not lavish hours in wordy periods. --Philips. [1913 Webster]


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