Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a lengthy manner; at great length.
- adv. In a lengthy way, in a manner that is long and drawn out, especially in time.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a lengthy manner; at great length or extent.
- adv. in a lengthy or prolix manner
- lengthy + -ly (Wiktionary)
“I'll write a more lengthily review of the book after I've read it.”
“I fell a little like “Bob” in “Lost in Translation” when the director of the Suntory ad that he is doing explains rather lengthily what he wants Bob to emote and the translator says “He says he want you to look at camera with more intensity.””
“Not every actor can lengthily quote Shakespeare verbatim but those who are successful have a degree of that ephemeral "emotional intelligence" apparent in many other professions.”
“When not lengthily bogged down in angst, a readable, non-formulaic police procedural with a twist.”
“There are no shortcuts to circumvent the lengthily process of doing it the right way.”
“Almost all the experts agree that it's a good idea - unlike other issues surrounding weight loss which are disputed constantly, lengthily, and with the acrimony normally reserved for ethnic conflicts in the Balkans.”
“Can Affleck's "Town" hold at No. 1, or will a new release like Oliver Stone's "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" or the kid-friendly (and lengthily-titled) "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole" claim victory?”
“If you are a fan of Female Science Professor's writing, as I am, you'll be glad to hear that she's reworked a bunch of her old posts into a book, lengthily titled”
“But I am not yet comfortable writing lengthily on the iPad, and have had some scary episodes losing significant chunks of work, and not being able to work with timely, deadlined documents others send me.”
“It is a motif which is lengthily explored in Stith-Thompson.”
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