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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prolix mean? 

PROLIX (adjective)
  The adjective PROLIX has 1 sense:

1. tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length

  Familiarity information: PROLIX used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PROLIX (adjective)

Sense 1prolix [BACK TO TOP]


Tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length

Context examples:

editing a prolix manuscript / a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know


diffuse (lacking conciseness)

long-winded; tedious; verbose; windy; wordy (using or containing too many words)

verbal (prolix)

pleonastic; redundant; tautologic; tautological (repetition of same sense in different words)


voluble (marked by a ready flow of speech)


long-windedness; prolixity; prolixness; windiness; wordiness (boring verbosity)


concise (expressing much in few words)

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