long haul


long haul

noun

: a long journey or distance

: a long period of time

Full Definition of LONG HAUL

1
:  a long distance
2
:  a considerable period of time; especially :  long run
long–haul adjective

Examples of LONG HAUL

  1. Driving across the country would be a long haul.
  2. <growing up in suburban New England, I used to think the 10 miles between our house and the mall was a long haul>

First Known Use of LONG HAUL

1936

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