verbiage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French verbiage

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Noun[edit]

verbiage (plural verbiages)

  1. Overabundance of words
  2. (US) The manner in which something is expressed in words;
    use concise military verbiageG.S. Patton Usage note: because of the pejorative connotation of the primary definition of "verbiage" it is preferred to use "diction," "phrasing," etc. to describe the manner in which something is expressed in words.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French verbier

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Noun[edit]

verbiage m

  1. Verbiage

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