Longueur meaning

lông-gûr', lŏng-
A lengthy passage in a dramatic or literary work, especially a dull or tedious one; a period of boredom.
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A tedious passage in a work of literature or performing art.
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A long, boring section, as in a novel, musical work, etc.
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A tedious stretch of time.
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Origin of longueur

  • French from Old French longor a protracted discussion from long long from Latin longus longitude
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French longueur.
    From Wiktionary