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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.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lengthy

lengthierlengthiest

  1. 1 :  protracted excessively :  overlong

  2. 2 :  extended, long

lengthily play \-thə-lē\ adverb
lengthiness play \-thē-nəs\ noun

Examples of lengthy in a sentence

  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


LENGTHY Defined for Kids

lengthy

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adjective \ˈleŋ-thē\

Definition of lengthy for Students

lengthierlengthiest

  1. :  very long <a lengthy argument>





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