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Definitions of lengthy

  1. Lengthiness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. relatively long in duration; tediously protracted; "a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Of great length: rather long. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Having length; unduly long. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. Rather long; not short; not brief. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. Moderately long; not short. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for lengthy

  1. The talk was lengthy but very interesting. – Free from School by Rahul Alvares
  2. After a rather lengthy conversation, the guardian of the peace turned to the watchman. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
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