day·​long ˈdā-ˌlȯŋ How to pronounce daylong (audio)
: lasting all day
a daylong tour

Examples of daylong in a Sentence

a daylong tour of the city
Recent Examples on the Web For the daylong dive, Lieutenant Walsh had packed only 15 chocolate bars, which, given the new uncertainties, the men began to ration. William J. Broad, New York Times, 18 Nov. 2023 Biden to visit Israel Oct. 16, 2023 Funerals in Gaza are usually daylong affairs, with public street processions and big gatherings under mourning tents. Laura King, Los Angeles Times, 17 Oct. 2023 Roughly 700 foreign passport holders and Egyptians were able to leave the Gaza Strip through the Rafah crossing on Thursday, following a daylong suspension in evacuations. Summer Said, WSJ, 11 Nov. 2023 Around 2,000 people visit throughout the daylong event. Aaron Gettinger, Arkansas Online, 30 Oct. 2023 The news agency said more than 100 people were injured in parts of Bangladesh while police arrested over 540 opposition supporters in Dhaka and in several other districts across the country during the daylong strike. Julhas Alam, The Christian Science Monitor, 30 Oct. 2023 The women were tired of daylong trips, transferring from bus to bus with their children in tow, to get to central San Diego for affordable medical care. Lola Sherman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Sep. 2023 Speaking of National Dance Day, Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa is the official West Coast host of a daylong celebration co-presented by the American Dance Movement. Steven Vargas, Los Angeles Times, 13 Sep. 2023 The deadly crash came two months after Prigozhin, 62, spearheaded a daylong mutiny against Russia's military, leading his Wagner mercenary troops from Ukraine toward Moscow. Fox News, 30 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Daylong.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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