long-winded long-winded

Definition(s):

  • (adj) using or containing too many words

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And yet when the lights and cameras were on, Biden was at his very worst long-winded, self-involved, and off message.
  2. In the long-winded discussions about the money sloshing around professional sports, the structure of the businesses receives little attention.
  3. Just as Palin kept her head well above water, so too did Biden keep himself under control, staying on message and away from long-winded, condescending and self-serving responses.

News

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    Reigning Canadian champion 2-year-old filly Spring in the Air and the long-winded Nipissing will clash Sunday in the 58th running of the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. Armstrong School District, union agree on new contract

    By Tim Karan, Leader Times Don’t look now, but Armstrong School District just managed to solve another potentially problematic issue without any controversy, posturing or long-winded diatribes — none at ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  3. Woodbine Oaks to see clash between Spring in the Air and Nipissing

    ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Reigning Canadian champion 2-year-old filly Spring in the Air and the long-winded Nipissing will clash Sunday in the 58th running of the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks. The duo will be the top two betting choices in the nine-furlong test for Canadian-bred 3-year-old fillies, which will go as the eighth on a superb 10-race card.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

Quotes

  1. "If you're waitin' for one of those long-winded speeches with a whole bunch of statistics and policy discussion, sorry, you're gonna be disappointed," Perry said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Rick Perry Source: Austin News

  2. "I'm not implying that we have a long-winded thing here," Jones told a Dallas radio station.
    on Aug 28, 2009 By: Jerry Jones Source: USA Today

  3. "The good part is, it was fairly short, because Joe can get long-winded sometimes," Stewart said. "But it was a great meeting. That's Joe Gibbs' strength; he knows how to motivate people and he knows how to keep a team atmosphere."
    on Jul 15, 2007 By: Tony Stewart Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription)

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