Adjective "Long" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Long


    Definition:

    1. having considerable linear extent in space: a long distance; a long handle.

    2. having considerable duration in time: a long conversation; a long while.

    3. extending, lasting, or totaling a number of specified units: eight miles long; eight hours long.

    4. containing many items or units: a long list.

    5. requiring a considerable time to relate, read, etc.: a lon

    Origin:
    long

    Examples:

    "groups can be long on markets."

    "speeches can be long on goals."

    "markets can be long on dollars."

    "markets can be long in teeth."

    "banks can be long on dollars."

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