Feelin’ kinda periphrastic

This, from the wonderful Wordsmith:

MEANING:

adjective, also used as a noun:
1. Using a roundabout form of expression; wordy.
2. Formed by the use of two or more words instead of inflection.

Examples:
“daughter of John” (compared with “John’s daughter)
“It did happen” (compared with “It happened”)
“more stupid” (compared with “stupider”)
“Do you have” (compared with “Have you”)

What a fab word for an English word nerd, whose German vocab and grammar, or lack thereof, force huge amounts of periphrasticity from her humble lips.

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