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Meaning of LONG-WINDED

Pronunciation:  'long'windid, l'ongw'indud

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
 

LONG-WINDED is a 11 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: prolix, tedious, verbose, windy, wordy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Long"-wind"ed\, a.
Long-breathed; hence, tediously long in speaking; consuming
much time; as, a long-winded talker. -- {Long"-wind"ed*ness},
n.

      A tedious, long-winded harangue.         --South.

 
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