Verbiage – Wordy; Excessively lengthy speech or writing
To remember the definition of the word verbiage, use the following mnemonic:
The verb bridge (verbiage): The famous bridge full of words, but only verbs. Can we call it wordy?
Examples of verbiage in a sentence
The book’s verbiage makes it a difficult read.
The literary editor removed some of the unnecessary verbiage from the short story.
While I normally like this magazine’s articles, this month they contain an excess of verbiage which makes them boring.