Prolixious

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Prolixious Dilatory; tedious; superfluous. "Lay by all nicety, and prolixious blushes."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • prolixious Dilatory; intended to delay or put off; causing delay; prolix.
    • prolixious Elastic; easily stretched; apt to yield.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Prolixious (Shak.) dilatory, tedious
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. prolixe—L. prolixuspro, forward, liqui, to flow.