Definition of lifelong
1 : lasting or continuing through life a lifelong friendship
2 : long-standing
Examples of lifelong in a Sentence
He had a lifelong love of nature.
Recent Examples of lifelong from the Web
His debut novel is an all-American, contemporary, Western novel about two brothers entrenched in a lifelong and ultimately fatal feud.
But the most painful and powerful memories were of her mother Yvonne, her lifelong inspiration, dying slowly of typhus in Belsen after a 45-mile death march at the war’s end.
Robert and Ryan are really big, lifelong hip-hop fans.
Beyond the challenge of overseeing the real estate company, Kislak has been a lifelong collector of rare books and historic artifacts focused particularly on Florida and the Caribbean, exploration, navigation and the early Americas.
Bryce, a lifelong resident of southeast Wisconsin, said in his political ad.
Thank you from a former lifelong resident of West Dundee.
After a 19-day voyage to the southern reaches of the world, this lifelong wanderer came away with a new reverence for the explorers of centuries past.
The lifelong politician has previously served as a European lawmaker and a regional councilor since running in her first campaign in 1998.
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First Known Use of lifelong
LIFELONG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lifelong for English Language Learners
: continuing or lasting through a person's life
LIFELONG Defined for Kids
Definition of lifelong for Students
: continuing through life a lifelong friendship
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