long–drawn–out

adjective

Definition of long–drawn–out

  1. :  extended to a great length

1632

First Known Use of long–drawn–out

1632

Variants of long–drawn–out

or

long–drawn


LONG–DRAWN–OUT Defined for English Language Learners

long–drawn–out

adjective

Definition of long–drawn–out for English Language Learners

  • : continuing for a long time or for too long


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