Verbiage is an excess of words to express what is meant.noun
An example of verbiage is the language Shakespeare used in his written work.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- an excess of words beyond those needed to express concisely what is meant; wordiness
- style of expression; diction
Origin: Fr < OFr verbier, to speak, chatter < verbe: see verb
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- An excess of words for the purpose; wordiness.
- The manner in which something is expressed in words: software verbiage.
Origin: French, from Old French verbier, to chatter, from verbe, word, from Latin verbum; see verb.