lengthy

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adjective \ˈleŋ(k)-thē, ˈlen(t)-\

Definition of lengthy

lengthier

;

lengthiest

  1. 1 :  protracted excessively :  overlong

  2. 2 :  extended, long

lengthily

play \ˈleŋ(k)-thə-lē, ˈlen(t)-\ adverb

lengthiness

play \ˈleŋ(k)-thē-nəs, ˈlen(t)-\ noun

Examples of lengthy in a sentence

  1. The process is both lengthy and costly.

  2. a series of lengthy delays

  3. Lengthier trips require more planning.

1689

First Known Use of lengthy

1689


LENGTHY Defined for English Language Learners

lengthy

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adjective \ˈleŋ(k)-thē, ˈlen(t)-\

Definition of lengthy for English Language Learners

  • : lasting for a long time

  • : having many pages, items, etc.


LENGTHY Defined for Kids

lengthy

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adjective \ˈleŋ-thē\

Definition of lengthy for Students

lengthier

lengthiest

  1. :  very long <a lengthy argument>



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