- Verbose is defined as a person who uses way too many words, or who talks a lot.
An example of verbose is someone who can talk for five minutes on the phone without pausing for the other person to speak.
Origin of verboseClassical Latin verbosus, full of words ; from verbum, word
Origin of verboseMiddle English *verbous, from Latin verbōsus, from verbum, word; see verb.
- ver·bose′ness, ver·bos′i·ty
(comparative more verbose, superlative most verbose)
From Latin verbosus.
verbose - Computer Definition
Wordy; long-winded. The term is often used as the name of a function that reports more information about an operation. For example, a /v parameter in a command might mean "verbose mode."