circumlocution

n. The use of many ewords when few would do.

Evasive talk; round- about expression

synonyms-verbal evasion, tautology, verbiage

antonyms-directness, terseness, conciseness

Billy Bob's essay was a very circumlocution essay, so it got a B for not being to the point.

The sign to the burger joint was a very circumlocution sign so it got peoples attention.