What does wordy mean?

wordy meaning in General Dictionary

utilizing or containing too many words

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  • Of or regarding words; composed of words; spoken; since, a wordy war.
  • making use of numerous terms; verbose; because, a wordy speaker.
  • Containing many terms; high in terms.

wordy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English wordig "verbose;" see word (n.) + -y (2).


wordy meaning in General Dictionary

(superl.) Of or related to words; comprising words; spoken; because, a wordy war.

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  • (superl.) Using many words; verbose; because, a wordy speaker.
  • (superl.) Containing many terms; packed with terms.

Sentence Examples with the word wordy

His terse and pertinent letter to Origen, impugning the authority of the apocryphal book of Susanna, and Origen's wordy and uncritical answer, are both extant.

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