long haul

noun
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of long haul

1 : a long distance
2 : a considerable period of time; especially : long run

long-haul

play \ˈlȯŋ-ˌhȯl\ adjective

Examples of long haul in a Sentence

  1. Driving across the country would be a long haul.

  2. growing up in suburban New England, I used to think the 10 miles between our house and the mall was a long haul

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First Known Use of long haul

1839

long haul Synonyms

Synonyms
afar, country mile, far cry, mile
Antonyms
hair, inch, step, stone's throw
Related Words
infinity, light-year

LONG HAUL Defined for English Language Learners

long haul

noun

Definition of long haul for English Language Learners

  • : a long journey or distance

  • : a long period of time



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