Definition of long-winded in English:

long-winded

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adjective

  • 2 archaic Capable of doing something for a long time without becoming breathless.

Derivatives

long-windedly

adverb
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  • Even the ones I long-windedly quote, Galbraith and Ormerod, are not exactly anti-capitalism, free markets or globalisation.
  • The subject tends to take over the poetry long-windedly and makes many of the poems interchangeable.

long-windedness

noun
More example sentences
  • There are short, clean-cut, crisp sentences with none of the wordy, long-windedness of one who has spent long years on the Bench.
  • Then the long-windedness gets boring without vocals to guide it.
  • Election Night coverage on TV tends to become a marathon of long-windedness.

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