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verbal meaning and definition

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VERBAL adjective

Definition of verbal (adjective)

  1. communicated in the form of words
    • "verbal imagery"; "a verbal protest"
  2. of or relating to or formed from words in general
    • "verbal ability"
  3. of or relating to or formed from a verb
    • "verbal adjectives like `running' in `hot and cold running water'"
  4. relating to or having facility in the use of words
    • "a good poet is a verbal artist"; "a merely verbal writer who sacrifices content to sound"; "verbal aptitude"
    • antonym: mathematical
  5. expressed in spoken words
    • "a verbal contract"
  6. prolix
    • "you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"- Shakespeare
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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