long-winded


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Synonyms for long-winded

using or containing an excessive number of words

Synonyms for long-winded

using or containing too many words

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At first he claimed not to be responsible for the burglary and gave a long-winded explanation for the events.
Rummaging through European, American, and world history, Marciano digs up the origins of words such as bugger (think Albigensian heretics), jeans (a type of cloth originally from Genoa), and bunk (from Buncombe County, North Carolina--the home of a long-winded and ill-informed member of Congress).
Some people express their ideas through blogs; some express them through long-winded articles.
Summary: The new Commons Speaker John Bercow has begun his first full session by telling the House to avoid long-winded questions and answers.
The study committee with the long-winded name misses its Dec.
If the Commission does not propose penalties for CAP breaches, environmentalists would have to undertake long-winded legal action at the European Court of Justice to pressuring manufacturers into compliance.
As a political tome, The Audacity of Hope is kind of a new and improved, better-written version of Clinton's long-winded speech at the '88 Democratic Convention in book form.
I DON'T suppose Mark Holt notices the page opposite his long-winded letter about Iraq (Letters, April 11) featured the obituary of Christopher "Bunny" Currant, one of the heroic fighter pilots from World War II, to whom we owe such a debt of gratitude.
The report does not have to be a long-winded novel, but it must contain a section that summarizes the findings succinctly--yet with enough detail so readers understand issues and alternative solutions.
LONG-WINDED councillors have been told to keep their speeches short at the full Coventry City Council meeting tonight.
Unfortunately the whole history of Department of Trade investigations is that they turn out to be long-winded, unwieldy and drag on for years while lawyers wrangle with each other at vast expense.
A hearty guffaw, a long-winded chortle, and the release of that gas bubble that gave you insomnia last night are waiting for you on the reading of Coffin To Fakie.
It's not that Michael Winters and Julia Fletcher - the actors who play a pair of long-winded intellectuals - aren't up to snuff.
Using a visual, picture and example-centered approach to show how to perform basic tasks, C programming eschews long-winded passages for direct results and an easy-to-follow system for immediately looking up what one most needs to know.
While the listener might occasionally like to shake the characters to get them to pay better attention, Michael patiently takes the reader by the hand and leads them through long-winded crypto-computer-techno-babble and suspense that seems never to come to an end.