Overlong
Overlong \O"ver*long"\, a. & adv. Too long. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • overlong — (adj.) excessively long, early 14c., from OVER (Cf. over) + LONG (Cf. long) (adj.). M.E. also had overshort too short, too brief …   Etymology dictionary

  • overlong — [ō′vər lôŋ΄, ō΄vər lôŋ′] adj., adv. too long …   English World dictionary

  • overlong — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: Middle English, from over (I) + long : extremely long or too long thought some of the stories overlong Current Biography this overlong novel Clifton Fadiman …   Useful english dictionary

  • overlong — /oʊvəˈlɒŋ/ (say ohvuh long) adjective 1. too long: an overlong film. –adverb 2. too long: to stay overlong …   Australian English dictionary

  • overlong — o|ver|long [ˌəuvəˈlɔŋ US ˌouvərˈlo:ŋ] adj continuing for too long ▪ an overlong performance …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • overlong — o|ver|long [ ,ouvər lɔŋ ] adjective too long: an overlong speech …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • overlong — adjective continuing for too long: an overlong performance …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • overlong — UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈlɒŋ] / US [ˌoʊvərˈlɔŋ] adjective too long an overlong speech …   English dictionary

  • overlong — См. ultralunga …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • overlong — adj., adv. * * * …   Universalium

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