lengthily lengthily


  • (adv) in a lengthy or prolix manner


  1. She, on the other hand, sometimes lengthily preempts the bathroom, which obliges him to use that kitchen sink to relieve himself.
  2. Some self-pleased gasbag was always bombinating lengthily about his new airtight Jotul 118 or Vermont Castings Defiant or Fisher Papa Bear.
  3. Not in PTI but, gratefully and lengthily, on time.


  1. ‘The best actor in the world’ Pete Postlethwaithe dies aged 64

    Oscar nominated actor Pete Postlethwaite has died in hospital following a lengthily battle with cancer. The actor who was called “the best actor in the world” by Steven Spielberg had continued to work despite receiving treatment for cancer.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Natasha McShane’s attacker is ‘character witness’ for cousin

    The man who brutally attacked Irishwoman Natasha McShane last April stood as a character witness for his cousin during a lengthily trial in Chicago recently.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central


  1. "In Constitutional Law, he wrote lengthily on the difference between the doctrine of 'void for vagueness' and 'overbreadth,' the interplay of the commander-in-chief powers and the power of Congress to compel attendance of military officers in...
    on May 11, 2009 By: Reynato Puno Source: Philippine Star

  2. "The election automation bill was discussed and debated lengthily, but finally, we were able to approve it once and for all at the last minute, so to speak," Villar said.
    on Oct 13, 2006 By: Manuel Villar Source: Manila Standard Today

  3. Romulo said with the e-passport system in full swing, Filipino travelers "will no longer have to bear the embarrassment and humiliation of being shunted aside in immigration queues and questioned lengthily on the veracity of their identities and...
    on Feb 17, 2010 By: Alberto Romulo Source: Business Mirror

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