Definition of Long-winded

1. Adjective. Using or containing too many words. "Proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"




Definition of Long-winded

1. Adjective. Tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; unnecessarily verbose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Long-winded

1. Long-breathed; hence, tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; as, a long-winded talker. Long-windedness, "A tedious, long-winded harangue." (South) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Long-winded

long-tailed tit
long-tailed weasel
long-term
long-term care
long-term memory
long-term nonprogressor
long-term potentiation
long-term productivity
long-term survival
long-terminal repeat
long-tongue
long-vowel mark
long-vowel marks
long-wearing
long-winded (current term)
long-windedly
long-windedness
long-wool
long-wooled
long abductor muscle of thumb
long absent, soon forgotten
long ago
long arm
long arm of the law
long arm statute
long arm statutes
long arms

Literary usage of Long-winded

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1. Collections and Notes, 1867-1876 by William Carew Hazlitt (1876)
"... engraving at the top, containing of Warwick, Essex, &c. and LECTURE, LAY. A Long-Winded Lay-Lecture. ..."

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