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Meaning of LENGTHY

Pronunciation:  'lengkthee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  relatively long in duration; tediously protracted; "a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations"
 

LENGTHY is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: drawn-out, extended, long, prolonged, protracted
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Length"y\ (-[y^]), a. [Compar. {Lengthier}
(-[i^]*[~e]r); superl. {Lengthiest}.]
Having length; rather long or too long; prolix; not brief; --
said chiefly of discourses, writings, and the like. ``Lengthy
periods.'' --Washington. ``Some lengthy additions.'' --Byron.
``These would be details too lengthy.'' --Jefferson. ``To cut
short lengthy explanations.'' --Trench.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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