Long-winded meaning

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Wearisomely verbose.

A long-winded speaker.

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Tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; unnecessarily verbose.

He launched into a long-winded discussion of the relative merits of asphalt and concrete.

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The definition of long winded is someone who talks on and on, often to the point of becoming boring, or extended talking or stories that are being told.

An example of a long winded person is someone who goes through every single detail of his day when asked how he is feeling.

An example of a long winded story is one that lasts on and on after people have stopped being interested.

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Able to maintain breathing power during exertion.

A long-winded swimmer.

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Capable of considerable exertion without getting out of breath.
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Alternative spelling of long-winded.
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Origin of long-winded