livelong livelong

Definition(s):

  1. (n) perennial northern temperate plant with toothed leaves and heads of small purplish-white flowers
  2. (adj) (of time) constituting the full extent or duration

Usage(s):

  • He also has that High Yankee yearning, that great fear of the titled that, as Kesey writes in Sometimes a Great Notion, "a man might struggle and labor his livelong life and .

News

  • Beilue: A lifelong trip comes full circle

    The nearby vacant lot where they played baseball all the livelong day no longer is vacant. Their house at 401 NE Second Ave. is a freeway abutment. Asia Market, their father's grocery store, is long gone.
    on October 27, 2013     Source: Amarillo Globe-News

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