longsome

adjective

long·​some ˈlȯŋ-səm How to pronounce longsome (audio)
: tediously long
longsomely adverb
longsomeness noun

Examples of longsome in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But his longsome speech also brimmed with movement love—and the companion call to culture-war arms. Chris Lehmann, The New Republic, 11 Jan. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of longsome was before the 12th century

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“Longsome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longsome. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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