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English Dictionary: long-winded by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
    Synonym(s): long-winded, tedious, verbose, windy, wordy
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Long-winded \Long"-wind"ed\, a.
      Long-breathed; hence, tediously long in speaking; consuming
      much time; as, a long-winded talker. -- {Long"-wind"ed*ness},
               A tedious, long-winded harangue.            --South.
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