Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Having length; unduly long.

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Usage examples "lengthy":

  1. The speech was a lengthy one, and lengthy speeches mostly exhausted Mr. Stuart. - "A Terrible Secret", May Agnes Fleming.
  2. All this lengthy consideration of selection makes for unity of action in the story resulting. - "Dramatic Technique", 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", Anthony Trollope.