Learner's definition of VERBAL
relating to or consisting of words
The job requires someone with strong verbal skills. [=someone who is good at writing and speaking]
He scored well on the verbal section of the test.
She was a victim of verbal abuse. [=harsh and insulting language]
spoken rather than written
They had a verbal exchange.
a verbal agreement to finish the work
We gave only verbal instructions.
relating to or formed from a verb