Share this entry

long-serving Syllabification: long-serv·ing

Definition of long-serving in English:

adjective

Having held a position for a long time: a long-serving member of the band distinguished and long-serving teachers
More example sentences
  • The public sector job cuts have put some long-serving employees out of work, to widespread dismay.
  • Watching on, beaming, was her father Ian, the long-serving media officer for the Australian team.
  • The Royal Navy could get a new, updated version of the long-serving Lynx helicopter, Defence Procurement Minister Lord Bach has announced.

Definition of long-serving in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources