monthslong

adjective

months·​long ˈmən(t)ths-ˈlȯŋ How to pronounce monthslong (audio)
: lasting through several or many months
a monthslong delay
Federer goes on one of his monthslong winning benders …L. Jon Wertheim

Examples of monthslong in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The consulate’s decision was made in light of the monthslong war in Israel, Milner said, prompted by the Oct. 7 Hamas terrorist attacks that killed about 1,200 people in the country. Matt Lavietes, NBC News, 27 June 2024 Record highs in air and ocean temperatures were set in April, continuing a monthslong trend that's expected to place 2024 among the five warmest years in modern history. Dinah Voyles Pulver, USA TODAY, 23 Mar. 2024 But after days of intensive diplomacy in the region, a monthslong effort to end the war in Gaza seems as stuck as ever, as each side clings stubbornly to maximalist demands unacceptable to the other. Isabel Kershner, New York Times, 13 June 2024 Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., who led a monthslong effort of briefings with dozens of tech industry executives, civil society groups and experts, last month issued a bipartisan policy road map on AI legislation. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 13 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for monthslong 

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of monthslong was in 1898

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“Monthslong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monthslong. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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