noun a person with a strong desire for something
- a longer for money
- a thirster after blood
- a yearner for knowledge
adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
- a long life
- a long boring speech
- a long time
- a long friendship
- a long game
- long ago
- an hour long
adjective primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified
- a long road
- a long distance
- contained many long words
- ten miles long
adjective satellite of relatively great height
- a race of long gaunt men"- Sherwood Anderson
- looked out the long French windows
adjective good at remembering
tenacious; recollective; long; retentive.
- a retentive mind
- tenacious memory
adjective holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices
- is long on coffee
- a long position in gold
adjective (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration
- the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long
adjective satellite involving substantial risk
adjective satellite planning prudently for the future
farseeing; farsighted; long; prospicient; foresightful; longsighted; foresighted.
- large goals that required farsighted policies
- took a long view of the geopolitical issues
adjective satellite having or being more than normal or necessary:"long on brains"
adverb for more time
- One who longs for anything.
Sharpen your Skills with the Masters
"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."
-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.
Fear not the Adverb Hell!