overlong


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o·ver·long

 (ō′vər-lông′, -lŏng′)
adj.
Excessively long: an overlong play.
adv.
For too long: talked overlong.
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overlong

(ˌəʊvəˈlɒŋ)
adj, adv
too or excessively long
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o•ver•long

(ˌoʊ vərˈlɔŋ, -ˈlɒŋ)
adj., adv.
excessively long.
[1370–80]
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overlong

adjective
Extending tediously beyond a standard duration:
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overlong

[ˌəʊvəˈlɒŋ] ADJdemasiado largo
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