Verbose meaning

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Using or containing a great and usually an excessive number of words; wordy.
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Using or containing too many words; wordy; long-winded; prolix.
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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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(computing) Producing unusually detailed output for diagnostic purposes.
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Abounding in words, containing more words than necessary. Long winded, or windy.
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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.

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Origin of verbose

  • Middle English verbous from Latin verbōsus from verbum word verb

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin verbosus.

    From Wiktionary