Adjective "agelong" definition and examples

Definitions and examples


Having existed for a very long time.
  1. 'The unfortunate students shuffled along, trapped in the age-long wait for mystery meat and steamed broccoli.'
  2. 'Why not win the world by satisfying its age-long needs?'
  3. 'The country's culture, history, our manners and customs, age-long wisdom of the peoples of Russia are opposed with the cult of violence, cruelty, cynicism, plain ignorance and stupidity.'
  4. 'The role of artillery in handling the bulk of fire missions in effective engagement is not only a tribute to age-long tradition, but also an objective necessity.'
  5. 'Muslims who care about their families and can afford the age-long tradition travel back to their hometowns to celebrate the biggest Islamic festival.'
  6. '‘Opening doorways to new worlds,’ said the man. ‘And releasing the Fallen One from his age-long imprisonment.’'
  7. 'Nagako wasn't controversial just because she broke the age-long tradition of Fujiwara family consorts and the fuss surrounding her engagement.'


1. lasting for an age.

More examples(as adjective)

"bodies can be agelong."