day·long | \ˈdā-ˌlȯŋ \

Definition of daylong 

: lasting all day a daylong tour

Examples of daylong in a Sentence

a daylong tour of the city

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In China, for example, members of the delegation participated in a daylong investment forum. Bill Ruthhart,, "Who is in Asia with Emanuel? Campaign donors, lobbyists, developers, business heavyweights," 13 July 2018 The family of an Orlando Police officer critically injured during a daylong standoff earlier this month will give an update on his condition on Wednesday afternoon. Bianca Padró Ocasio,, "Orlando Police to give update on officer injured in standoff," 27 June 2018 The daylong session at Xiamen Shidian Cultural Communication Co. turned into a bit of digital schooling for Ms. Chen. John Corrigan, WSJ, "An American Lean-In Guru in China," 21 June 2018 Scott and Ramsey both visited the Far South Side campus for daylong meetings and interviews with university groups last week. Dawn Rhodes,, "Chicago State chooses three finalists for president," 2 May 2018 At the board's daylong meeting Friday, the nine board members spent a majority of their time behind closed doors in executive session. Tegan Hanlon, Anchorage Daily News, "Iditarod reports no positive dog drug tests in 2018 race," 14 Apr. 2018 After her midweek swearing-in, one of Mayor London Breed’s first acts will be hosting a daylong policy summit involving some 200 supporters on Saturday at Hastings Law School., "Breed to burnish her policy cred soon after taking office as SF mayor," 8 July 2018 Fort Thomas' daylong festival after the parade includes a children's zone with a petting zoo and face painting. Chris Mayhew,, "A NKY Fourth of July: Where to watch fireworks and parades," 28 June 2018 Festivities on Saturday begin with a parade from 15th Street and JFK Blvd. to Penn’s Landing and continue with a daylong festival there featuring live entertainment, food, and vendors., "Manayunk Arts Festival, Juneteenth, Bluebird Distilling 3rd Anniversary Party, and other events in Philadelphia, June 22-29," 21 June 2018

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First Known Use of daylong

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of daylong was before the 12th century

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English Language Learners Definition of daylong

: lasting an entire day

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exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

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