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(lông′wĭn′dĭd, lŏng′-)
1. Wearisomely verbose: a long-winded speaker. See Synonyms at wordy.
2. Able to maintain breathing power during exertion: a long-winded swimmer.

long′-wind′ed·ly adv.
long′-wind′ed·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.long-windedly - in a verbose mannerlong-windedly - in a verbose manner; "she explained her ideas verbosely"


[ˈlɒŋˈwɪndɪdlɪ] ADVprolijamente
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