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A made up word that is used by people who want to sound cool when talking about the way something is written. These people frequently use other big and/or made up words to impress people around them.
I didn't understand the verbage in the email communication I received from Sally. Near as I could tell, she was talking about an anomaly with the pop machine that allowed people to get free soda, but much to my chagrin it only vended for her, not me.
ayon kay Patty O' Sheagrins ika-19 ng Nobyembre, 2010

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A commonly used, but nonexistent word meant as a synonym for "copy" or "text". The word verbage doesn't actually exist in the English language. The word "verbiage" does, but it has a slightly different meaning.
"Hey, Lulu, would you mind shortening up the verbage in the third paragraph here?"

"Sure, if 'verbage' actually existed, which it doesn't."
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A variant on the word "verbiage" (meaning verbosity) that typically refers to written, official text.

From a recipient point of view, verbage refers to the "word garbage" of form letters, websites, and other official correspondence that is by nature impersonal.

From a business point of view, verbage refers to the word choice, grammar, and writing style of text for public reading. Particular word choice and structure is often discussed in a committee setting before official text is published.
Sally: "What does the letter say?"
John: "Oh, it's just a bunch of verbage. They didn't hire me."

"Paul,
I think we need to adjust the verbage I highlighted on page two. It might present a legal liability for us."
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When someone uses colorful language to describe something incredibly graphic that may be a little bit too much for one with sensitive ears/stomach may find a little too much to bare. Usually when something is explicitly sexual in content at an inappropriate time but is deemed appropriate enough by some as it's void of all profanity.
Lance thinks the inside of Jordan's thighs would make GREAT ear warmers

Mackenzie: LANCE!...VERBAGE

Lance hangs his head in shame.
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word placement, relating to the correct usage of one or more words. Usually used to point out the misakes of saying something wrong.
Marty used bad verbage when she said, "tripiplicated" instead of triplicate.
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Refers to the dumb phrases on t-shirts, especially those sold at Hot Topic. These phrases usually make no sense.
"Did you check the new verbage?"
"Yeah. . .some shit about a hamster. . ."
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