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From Middle English wordy, woordi, from Old English wordiġ (wordy, verbose), equivalent to word +‎ -y. Cognate with Icelandic orðigur (wordy).

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wordy (comparative wordier, superlative wordiest)

  1. Using an excessive number of words.
    The story was long and very wordy.

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