Prolix

Definition of Prolix

Pro`lix´
a.1.
1.Extending to a great length; unnecessarily long; minute in narration or argument; excessively particular in detail; - rarely used except with reference to discourse written or spoken; as, a prolix oration; a prolix poem; a prolix sermon.
With wig prolix, down flowing to his waist.
- Cowper.
2.Indulging in protracted discourse; tedious; wearisome; - applied to a speaker or writer.

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