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lengthy

adjective \ˈleŋ(k)-thē, ˈlen(t)-\

: lasting for a long time

: having many pages, items, etc.

length·i·erlength·i·est

Full Definition of LENGTHY

1
:  protracted excessively :  overlong
2
:  extended, long
length·i·ly \-thə-lē\ adverb
length·i·ness \-thē-nəs\ noun

Examples of LENGTHY

  1. The process is both lengthy and costly.
  2. a series of lengthy delays
  3. Lengthier trips require more planning.

First Known Use of LENGTHY

1689

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