longest longest  /ˈlɔŋ ɡəst/


  • (adv) for the most time


  1. I have a curious fascination with the longest running idea.
  2. As of midnight on Sunday, June 23, the Viet Nam conflict became the longest war ever fought by Americans.
  3. For Americans, it was the longest war and the first defeat in their history, and it drastically changed the way they perceived their role in the world.


  1. CEZ Set for Longest Drop in 13 Years on Necas, Tax: Prague Mover

    CEZ AS, the biggest Czech power utility, headed for its longest losing streak in 13 years, on concern the opposition will levy new corporate taxes as Premier Petr Necas resigns today and Komercni Banka AS cut estimates for power prices.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. MLB's Longest Home Run Blasts of the Week

    It's that time of the week where we give kudos to some of the longest home run blasts around the MLB . Thanks to ESPN's Home Run Tracker , fans are able to keep track of every long-ball hit in the majors, especially the Goliath shots like you'll see in this column. Some of the more-known sluggers in baseball can be found on this list, but I think there's one player who may come as a bit of a ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Treasuries End Longest Losing Streak in 4 Years as Fed Bets Ebb

    Treasuries rose, breaking the longest streak of weekly losses since 2009, amid skepticism the Federal Reserve is about to slow its bond-buying program designed to hold down borrowing costs and spur the economy.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. The 76-year-old announced the decision on his blog: "I want to share some personal news with you," King wrote. "I'm incredibly proud that we recently made the Guinness Book of World Records for having the longest-running show with the same...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Larry King Source: SmarTrend News

  2. "But I also know that we have a long way to go to fully restore our economy, and recover from what has been the longest and deepest downturn since the Great Depression," Obama said. "While this report today represents real progress, the...
    on Oct 29, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  3. "It's probably the thickest and longest rough we've had for a PGA Tour event this year, so I expect scoring to be very difficult," said Jim Furyk, the world number five.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Jim Furyk Source: AFP

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