longtime

adjective long·time \ ˈlȯŋ-ˈtīm \
|Updated on: 5 Aug 2018

Definition of longtime

: having been so for a long time : long-standing
  • a longtime friend
  • a longtime friendship

Examples of longtime in a Sentence

  1. the longtime chairman of the committee

  2. longtime residents of the neighborhood

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First Known Use of longtime

1851

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Definition of longtime for English Language Learners

  • : having been something specified for many years



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