Etymology
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verbiage (n.)

"abundance of words," 1721, from French verbiage "wordiness" (17c.), from verbier "to chatter," from Old French verbe "word," from Latin verbum "word" (see verb).

updated on December 07, 2020

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Definitions of verbiage from WordNet

verbiage (n.)
overabundance of words;
Synonyms: verbalism
verbiage (n.)
the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton;
Synonyms: wording / diction / phrasing / phraseology / choice of words
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.