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Definition of Prolix

Prolix

  1. Extending to a great length; unnecessarily long; minute in narration or argument; excessively particular in detail; -- rarely used except with reference to discourse written or spoken; as, a prolix oration; a prolix poem; a prolix sermon.
  2. Indulging in protracted discourse; tedious; wearisome; -- applied to a speaker or writer.
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