There are 2 definitions of longe in English:


Line breaks: longe
Pronunciation: /lɒn(d)ʒ/

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Variant of lunge2.

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There are 2 definitions of longe in English:


Syllabification: longe
Pronunciation: /lənj
(also lunge)


A long rein on which a horse is held and made to move in a circle around its trainer.
More example sentences
  • I still had a hold on the lunge line so I swiveled around and was able to stop him before he got completely away.
  • Sabrina swayed gently with the canter, her mother watching Sabrina's every move, as she kept the Clydesdale on the lunge line at a steady pace.
  • It felt strange at first as Sarah led her into the arena, but after a few circles on the lunge Amber felt herself relaxing.

verb (longes, longeing, longed)

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Exercise (a horse or rider) on a longe.
More example sentences
  • There are lots of good reasons to longe your horse, as long as you do it well.
  • I longed the horse for a while and Barbara began to ride him a few weeks later.
  • By longeing your horse, you are given the ability to watch him from the ground, so you can monitor his movement, his soundness and his natural frame.


early 18th century: French, from allonge 'lengthening out'.

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