prolix

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French prolixe, from Latin prōlixus(courteous, favorable).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prolix ‎(comparative more prolix, superlative most prolix)

  1. Tediously lengthy.
    • 1843, G. C. Leonardo Sismondi., “Bossi—Necrologia”, in The Quarterly Review[1], volume 72, number 144, page 333:
      People who have blamed [Jean Charles Léonard de] Sismondi as unnecessarily prolix cannot have considered the crowd of details presented by the history of Italy.

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin prōlixus(courteous, favorable).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prolix m ‎(feminine prolixa, masculine plural prolixos, feminine plural prolixes)

  1. prolix