英 美 ['lɔŋ'wɪndɪd]
- long-winded (adj.)
- also longwinded, 1580s, "given to lengthy speeches," from long (adj.) + wind (n.) in the secondary Middle English sense "breath in speaking" (early 14c.).
- 1. A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He's got to keep on delivering as he goes along.--Carl Hubbell, Baseball Player
- 2. The road to peace will be long and drawn-out.
- 3. It was five long miles to the nearest pub.
- 4. His destination was Chobham Common, a long way from his Cotswold home.
- 5. It's a long way to go for two people in their seventies.
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