Definition of verbiage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

verbiage

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈvɜːbiɪdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɜːrbiɪdʒ//
 
[uncountable](formal, disapproving)
 
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the use of too many words, or of more difficult words than are needed, to express an idea Word Origin early 18th cent.: from French, from obsolete verbeier ‘to chatter’, from verbe ‘word’ or Latin verbum ‘word, verb’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: verbiage