day·​long | \ ˈdā-ˌlȯŋ How to pronounce daylong (audio) \

Definition of daylong

: lasting all day a daylong tour

Examples of daylong in a Sentence

a daylong tour of the city
Recent Examples on the Web The Opinion editor was given a daylong struggle-session before he was fired. Michael Brendan Dougherty, National Review, "Our Tech Cosmopolitans’ Selective Outrage," 15 Jan. 2021 Ludwig scheduled a daylong virtual hearing in Trump's federal lawsuit for Thursday. Scott Bauer, Star Tribune, "Judge calls Trump request in Wisconsin lawsuit 'bizarre'," 4 Dec. 2020 Pot Spring Elementary’s annual Race For Education is usually a daylong jog-a-thon with student collecting pledges for running or walking laps around the school to raise funds for school-wide projects, like playgrounds and gardens. Melissa Whatley,, "Zombies make for a fast-paced Fun Run at Cockeysville Middle School," 10 Nov. 2020 Hurricane Epsilon lost a bit more strength Thursday afternoon, continuing a daylong trend of weakening. Chris Perkins,, "Hurricane Epsilon down to 85 mph winds, still maintaining Category 1 status," 22 Oct. 2020 The anonymous Russians are speaking to one another of their daylong queues. Peter Toohey, WSJ, "Five Best: Peter Toohey on Waiting," 25 Sep. 2020 Trump briefly visited Yuma June 23 to mark the completion of 200 miles of new or replacement fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a daylong trip to Arizona. Daniel Gonzalez, The Arizona Republic, "Here's how President Donald Trump has altered immigration in the US," 19 Aug. 2020 Tours bus this week took a group of Northeast Ohio travelers on a daylong trip across the state. Susan Glaser, cleveland, "Cleveland-based Great Day! Tours dipping a toe back in group-bus travel after coronavirus shutdown," 26 June 2020 The daylong conference gave a glimpse of a fossil fuel industry that’s looking to shift its business fundamentally to ensure its product keeps a spot in and even helps the world transition to a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions future. Abby Smith, Washington Examiner, "‘Innovate or die’: Propane industry fights for survival in a low-carbon future," 13 Feb. 2020

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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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22 Jan 2021

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“Daylong.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of daylong

: lasting an entire day

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