What does the word lengthy mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Lengthiness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having length; unduly long.

Usage examples for lengthy

  1. The speech was a lengthy one, and lengthy speeches mostly exhausted Mr. Stuart. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  2. All this lengthy consideration of selection makes for unity of action in the story resulting. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  3. Daniel, who did not care for his wound so much as he should have done, was with Mr. Goffe on the following morning, and heard a lengthy explanation from the attorney. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope