length·y / ˈleng(k)[unvoicedth]ē; ˈlen-/ •
adj. (length·i·er, length·i·est) (esp. in reference to time) of considerable or unusual length, esp. so as to be tedious: lengthy delaysa lengthy book.DERIVATIVES: length·i·ly / -[unvoicedth]əlē/ adv.length·i·ness n.
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