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Londoners

ˈlʌn.dən.ər

Meanings of Londoners:

noun

A native or inhabitant of london.

Usage examples:

The constantly changing lifestyles of londoners

Lone

ləʊn

Meanings of Lone:

adjective

Having no companions; solitary or single.

Usage examples:

I approached a lone drinker across the bar

Lone wolf

ˌləʊn ˈwʊlf

Meanings of Lone wolf:

noun

A person who likes to do things on their own without other people

Lone-parent

ˌsɪŋ.ɡəl ˈpeə.rənt

Meanings of Lone-parent:

noun

Someone who has a child or children but no husband, wife, or partner who lives with them

Meanings of Lone-wolf:

noun

A person who likes to do things on their own without other people

Meanings of Lonelier:

adjective

Sad because one has no friends or company.

Usage examples:

Lonely old people whose families do not care for them

Loneliest

ˈləʊn.li

Meanings of Loneliest:

adjective

Sad because one has no friends or company.

Usage examples:

Lonely old people whose families do not care for them

Loneliness

ˈləʊn.li.nəs

Meanings of Loneliness:

noun

Sadness because one has no friends or company.

Usage examples:

Feelings of depression and loneliness

Lonely

ˈləʊnli

Meanings of Lonely:

adjective

Sad because one has no friends or company.

Usage examples:

Lonely old people whose families do not care for them

Meanings of Loner:

noun

A person that prefers not to associate with others.

Usage examples:

My interest in birdwatching had made me a bit of a loner

Meanings of Loners:

noun

A person that prefers not to associate with others.

Usage examples:

My interest in birdwatching had made me a bit of a loner

Meanings of Lonesome:

adjective

Solitary or lonely.

Usage examples:

She felt lonesome and out of things

Meanings of Long:

adjective

Measuring a great distance from end to end.

Usage examples:

A long corridor
adverb

(of a vowel) categorized as long with regard to quality and length (e.g. in standard british english the vowel /uː/ in food is long as distinct from the short vowel /ʊ/ in good ).

verb

Have a strong wish or desire.

Usage examples:

She longed for a little more excitement
abbreviation

Longitude.

combining form

(added to nouns) for the duration of.

Usage examples:

Lifelong

Primarily spatial sense

Meanings of Long shot:

idiom

A venture that involves great risk but promises great rewards

noun

An attempt or guess that has only the slightest chance of succeeding or being accurate.

Usage examples:

It's a long shot, but well worth trying

Meanings of Long-drawn-out:

adjective

Taking more time than is necessary

Usage examples:

A long-drawn-out process

Meanings of Long-for:

idiom

If someone is not long for this world, they will die soon.

Meanings of Long-haul:

idiom

A period of years rather than days, weeks, or months

Usage examples:

I want to invest my money for the long haul, not just to get rich quick.
adjective

Travelling a long distance

Usage examples:

Long-haul flights/routes/travel increases in uk domestic and long-haul flights offset slower growth…

Meanings of Long-in-the-tooth:

idiom

To be old, often too old to do something

Usage examples:

He's a little long in the tooth to be wearing shorts, don't you think?

Meanings of Long-johns:

plural noun

Warm, tight-fitting underwear reaching to the feet and hands

Meanings of Long-lasting:

adjective

Continuing for a long period of time

Usage examples:

A long-lasting friendship

Long-lived

ˌlɒŋˈlɪvd

Meanings of Long-lived:

adjective

Lasting or living for a long time

Usage examples:

Nuclear fusion does not produce long-lived nuclear waste., queen elizabeth is one in a long line of…

Long-running

ˈlɒŋ.rʌn.ɪŋ

Meanings of Long-running:

adjective

Continuing for a long period of time

Usage examples:

A long-running broadway musical

Meanings of Long-serving:

adjective

Having worked for the same organization, or having had the same job for a long time

Usage examples:

Long-serving employees/staff the railroad retirement act allowed long-serving employees to retire w…

Long-standing

ˌlɒŋˈstæn.dɪŋ

Meanings of Long-standing:

adjective

Having existed for a long time

Usage examples:

It’s been our long-standing policy not to allow pets at the hotel.

Meanings of Long-story:

idiom

Used when you do not tell all the details

Usage examples:

Long story short, i got fired.

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