adverb see long-winded

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • long-windedly — long wind·ed·ly …   English syllables

  • long-windedly — adverb in a verbose manner she explained her ideas verbosely • Syn: ↑verbosely, ↑windily, ↑wordily • Derived from adjective: ↑wordy (for: ↑wordily), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-windedly — See long winded. * * * …   Universalium

  • long-windedly — adverb In a long winded manner; in a fashion employing more lengthy phrasing, utilizing extraneous words, making use of superfluous verbiage, applying more grandiose verbal construction, etc., than is strictly required, necessary, or desirable,… …   Wiktionary

  • long-winded — long windedly, adv. long windedness, n. /lawng win did, long /, adj. 1. talking or writing at tedious length: long winded after dinner speakers. 2. continued to a tedious length in speech or writing: another of his long winded election speeches.… …   Universalium

  • long-winded — [lôŋ′win′did] adj. 1. capable of considerable exertion without getting out of breath 2. a) speaking or writing at great, often tiresome length b) tiresomely long: said of a speech, writing, etc. long windedly adv. long windedness n …   English World dictionary

  • long-winded — adjective Date: 1589 1. tediously long in speaking or writing 2. not easily subject to loss of breath • long windedly adverb • long windedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • long-winded — adjective 1》 tediously lengthy. 2》 archaic capable of doing something for a long time without becoming breathless. Derivatives long windedly adverb long windedness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • long-winded — adj. 1 (of speech or writing) tediously lengthy. 2 able to run a long distance without rest. Derivatives: long windedly adv. long windedness n …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-windedness — See long windedly. * * * …   Universalium

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