wordish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From word +‎ -ish.

Adjective[edit]

wordish (comparative more wordish, superlative most wordish)

  1. Of or pertaining to words; verbal; wordy.
    • 1899, Philip Gengembre Hubert, The Atlantic monthly: Volume 83:
      He yieldeth to the power of the mind an image of that of which the philosopher bestoweth but a wordish description.
    • 2006, Edward Armstrong, A Ciceronian sunburn:
      "[...] But both have such an affinity in the wordish consideration, that I think this digression will make my meaning receive the fuller understanding."

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