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long-winded

adjective
 
 
/ˌlɒŋˈwɪndɪd/
If what someone says or writes is long-winded, it is boring because it is too long: a long-winded explanation Tedious and uninspiringTalking too much
Translations of “long-winded”
in Korean 장황한…
in Arabic مُطنِب…
in Portuguese prolixo, falastrão, cansativo…
in Catalan prolix, interminable…
in Japanese 長たらしい…
in Italian verboso, prolisso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冗長的,長篇大論的…
in Russian нудный, многословный…
in Turkish bitmek tükenmek bilmeyen, uzun uzadıya sürüp giden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冗长的,长篇大论的…
in Polish rozwlekły…
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