long-drawn-out

adjective
variants: or long-drawn

Definition of long-drawn-out

:extended to a great length

First Known Use of long-drawn-out

1592


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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