longueur


lon·gueur

noun \lōⁿ-ˈgœr\

: a boring part of something (such as a book or play)

plural longueurs \-ˈgœr(z)\

Full Definition of LONGUEUR

:  a dull and tedious portion (as of a book) —usually used in plural

Origin of LONGUEUR

French, literally, length
First Known Use: 1791

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