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Long-suffering

ˌlɒŋˈsʌf.ər.ɪŋ

Meanings of Long-suffering:

adjective

A long-suffering person is patient despite being annoyed or insulted regularly over a period of time

Usage examples:

Bill and his long-suffering wife

Long-suit

ˌlɒŋ ˈsuːt

Meanings of Long-suit:

noun

Someone's long suit is a special skill or strength they have

Usage examples:

She's great at writing poetry, but putting it to music is not her long suit.

Long-term

ˌlɒŋˈtɜːm

Meanings of Long-term:

adjective

Happening, existing, or continuing for many years or far into the future

Usage examples:

Scientists warned of the long-term effects of global warming.
noun

→  long run

Usage examples:

It's too early to tell whether the long-term benefits of biofuel plants will exceed the taxpayer do…

Long-winded

ˌlɒŋˈwɪn.dɪd

Meanings of Long-winded:

idiom

Using or containing too many words

adjective

(of speech or writing) continuing at tedious length.

Usage examples:

A long-winded question

Longa

ˈlɒŋ.ə

Meanings of Longa:

preposition

(in aboriginal english) belonging to; about; near; with.

Usage examples:

I bin stockboy longa nat buchanan
noun

A musical note with a time value equal to two or three breves

Usage examples:

In modern notation, a longa is usually represented as semibreves tied across two measures.

Meanings of Longan:

noun

An edible juicy fruit from a plant related to the lychee, cultivated in se asia.

Usage examples:

The city features six fruits - lemon, lychee, banana, longan, pomelo and pineapple - and three flow…

Meanings of Longanimities:

noun

Patience, forbearance, especially under provocation; long-sufferance. formerly also: †foresight, long-sightedness; confidence in the future (obsolete).

Meanings of Longanimity:

noun

Patience, forbearance, especially under provocation; long-sufferance. formerly also: †foresight, long-sightedness; confidence in the future (obsolete).

Meanings of Longanimous:

adjective

Patient, forbearing; enduring, long-suffering.

Meanings of Longans:

noun

An edible juicy fruit from a plant related to the lychee, cultivated in se asia.

Usage examples:

The city features six fruits - lemon, lychee, banana, longan, pomelo and pineapple - and three flow…

Meanings of Longbeard:

noun

Frequently with capital initial. used to denote a person. medieval history. a lombard.

Meanings of Longboat:

noun

A large boat which may be launched from a sailing ship.

Usage examples:

He was cast adrift in a longboat by the mutinous crew

Meanings of Longbow:

noun

A large bow drawn by hand and shooting a long feathered arrow. it was the chief weapon of english armies from the 14th century until the introduction of firearms.

Usage examples:

The movie features many different races using many different types of longbows and crossbows in war…

Meanings of Longbowman:

noun

A soldier or hunter armed with a longbow; an archer who uses a longbow.

Meanings of Longbows:

noun

A large bow drawn by hand and shooting a long feathered arrow. it was the chief weapon of english armies from the 14th century until the introduction of firearms.

Usage examples:

The movie features many different races using many different types of longbows and crossbows in war…

Meanings of Longe:

noun

Variant of lunge2.

verb

A long rein on which a horse is held and made to move in a circle round its trainer.

Usage examples:

A few sessions on the lunge will improve your riding

Longed

lɒŋ

Meanings of Longed:

verb

Have a strong wish or desire.

Usage examples:

She longed for a little more excitement
adjective

Measuring a great distance from end to end.

Usage examples:

A long corridor
noun

A long period.

Usage examples:

See you before long
adverb

For a long time.

Usage examples:

We hadn't known them long

Meanings of Longeing:

verb

Exercise (a horse) on a lunge.

Usage examples:

It seemed wise to lunge him first, as he had not been ridden for days

Meanings of Longeron:

noun

A longitudinal structural component of an aircraft's fuselage.

Usage examples:

The fuselage has also been completely rebuilt with new longerons and the airframe has been complete…

Longerons

ˈlɒn(d)ʒərɒn

Meanings of Longerons:

noun

A longitudinal structural component of an aircraft's fuselage.

Usage examples:

The fuselage has also been completely rebuilt with new longerons and the airframe has been complete…

Meanings of Longes:

verb

A long rein on which a horse is held and made to move in a circle round its trainer.

Usage examples:

A few sessions on the lunge will improve your riding

Longest

lɒŋ

Meanings of Longest:

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 ).

Meanings of Longeval:

adjective

Longevous.

Longevity

lɒnˈdʒev.ə.ti

Meanings of Longevity:

noun

Long life.

Usage examples:

The greater longevity of women compared with men

Longevous

lɒnˈdʒiːvəs

Meanings of Longevous:

adjective

Living a long time.

Usage examples:

Longevous species

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