- 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: L verbosus, full of words from verbum, word
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Origin: Middle English *verbous, from Latin verbōsus, from verbum, word; see verb.
- ver·boseˈly adverb
- ver·boseˈness, ver·bosˈi·ty noun
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."
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