lengthiest lengthiest

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relatively long in duration; tediously protracted

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In what may well be the lengthiest computation of a mathematical constant of all time, Jacques Dutka has calculated the square root of 2 to more than one million places.
  2. The pneumonia may or may not have been exacerbated by his Inaugural address, the lengthiest ever and one delivered in freezing temperatures without aide of a coat or a hat.
  3. The famous 30-m Long Bar at the Shanghai Club, a rendezvous for secret agents and Ladies From Shanghai between the world wars, was reputed to be the lengthiest bar in the world.

News

  1. Ian Kennedy says 10-game suspension “doesn’t make sense”

    Ian Kennedy was suspended 10 games by Major League Baseball on Friday morning for his role in last Tuesday night’s benches-clearing brawl between the Diamondbacks and Dodgers in Los Angeles. It was the longest suspension handed out to any player or coach involved in the fight and the lengthiest non-PED related penalty given to any…
    on June 16, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: HardballTalk

  2. D’Backs’ Ian Kennedy to appeal 10-game suspension

    Arizona Diamondbacks right-handed pitcher Ian Kennedy will appeal his 10-game suspension handed down by MLB for his involvement in the Diamondbacks-Los Angeles Dodgers bench-clearing brawl on Tuesday night, according to Fox Sports reporter Jack Magruder . Of the 12 players and coaches that were disciplined by MLB on Friday, Kennedy’s suspension received the lengthiest suspension.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Word of the Day
infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /