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lengthy

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adjective \ˈleŋ(k)-thē, ˈlen(t)-\

Simple Definition of lengthy

  • : lasting for a long time

  • : having many pages, items, etc.

Full Definition of lengthy

length·i·erlength·i·est

  1. 1 :  protracted excessively :  overlong

  2. 2 :  extended, long

length·i·ly play \-thə-lē\ adverb
length·i·ness play \-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.



1689

First Known Use of lengthy

1689



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