- A long word.
- A person who uses long words.
- (of a word or words) long; polysyllabic.
- Pertaining to or given to the use of overly long words.
I used to like sesquipedalian words, until I had to start using the word sesqu- I give up.
Wow. If there is another word that best embodies its meaning, I’m not sure I will ever come across it. This is even better than pernicious from a few weeks. In this day an age we use polysyllabic or long-winded but this tongue twisting, finger twisting word needs some serious revival if only for the novelty of how self-referential it is!