Pronunciation of Wordy
/wˈɜːdi/, /wˈɜːdi/, /w_ˈɜː_d_i/
Synonyms for wordy:
Other synonyms and related words:
lexical, periphrastic, deadening, fluent, ho-hum, rhetorical, airy, blowy, redundant, prolix, repetitious, tedious, vocabular, verbal, Laputan, dull, boring, tiresome, copious, slow, impractical, pleonastic, breezy, long, linguistic, visionary, Irksome, diffuse, loose, wearisome.
loquacious, redundant, long-winded, lengthy, diffuse, voluble, tedious, talkative, un-reticent, chatty, verbose, pleonastic, rhetorical, bombastic, prolix, chattering, windy, garrulous, prattling, rambling.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for wordy:
- He did not know then that while men were dying in hundreds around the gate and elsewhere, the Franciscan had won a wordy victory behind the locked doors. - "The Great Mogul", Louis Tracy.
- Petronilla entered and explained in wordy Italian that the poor, dear, sweet little signorina had fallen asleep in bed and was breathing quietly and regularly. - "Atlantis", Gerhart Hauptmann.
- Letters from the army soon showed the fault of which Villars had been guilty, and everybody revolted against this wordy bully. - "The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete", Duc de Saint-Simon.