Verbose – Using or containing more words than are necessary
To remember the definition of the word verbose, use the following mnemonic:
His first version boasted (verbose) of a 500-page introduction. However, the publisher said it contained far more words than necessary.
Examples of verbose in a sentence
The man was so verbose it took around an hour to answer a simple question.
My cousin is a verbose brat that talks endlessly about herself.
I try my hardest not to get stuck with verbose grannies when I visit the old peoples' home.