Lengthy meaning

lĕngkthē, lĕng-, lĕn-
Tediously long; drawn-out.

A lengthy explanation.

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Of considerable length, especially in time; extended.

A lengthy convalescence.

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Having length; long; esp., too long, or so long as to be tiresome.

A lengthy voyage, a lengthy sermon.

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Long and overextended, especially in time rather than dimension.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
lengthy
Comparative:
lengthier
Superlative:
lengthiest

Origin of lengthy

  • length +"Ž -y

    From Wiktionary