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longhair (informal) someone with long hair, esp. when hair length symbolizes protest against conventional values. [5 definitions]
longhand writing done by hand in which words are written out in full. (Cf. shorthand).
long-headed having an esp. long head; dolichocephalic. [2 definitions]
longhorn one of a breed of beef cattle with long horns that was once common in the southwestern United States and is now nearly extinct.
long house a long wooden dwelling shared by many families, esp. of the Iroquois or other North American Indian tribes.
longing a strong and persistent desire, esp. for something not easily attained.
longingly with strong and persistent desire, especially for something not easily attained.
longish rather long.
Long Island an island in southeastern New York State that includes two of the boroughs of New York City.
longitude the angular distance on the earth's surface east or west of the prime meridian at Greenwich, England, measured either in degrees or in hours, minutes, and seconds.
longitudinal of or relating to longitude or length. [4 definitions]
long johns (informal) long underwear.
long jump in competitive track sports, a jump for horizontal distance with a running start.
long-lasting continuing for a long time.
long-lived having or having had a long life. [2 definitions]
long-playing pertaining to a phonograph record meant to be played at thirty-three and one third revolutions per minute. (See "LP.")
long-range involving or relating to a period of time relatively far in the future. [2 definitions]
longshoreman a man whose job is to load and unload ships; dock worker.
long shot in betting, a choice that has very little chance of winning, such as a horse in a race. [3 definitions]
long-sighted farsighted.
longstanding existing or having existed for a long time.