Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. comparative form of long: more long
  • adv. comparative form of long: more long
  • n. One who longs or yearns for something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who longs for anything.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who longs or desires.
  • n. Nautical, a water-cask of peculiar shape, formerly used for stowing next to the keelson; also, a row of such casks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person with a strong desire for something
  • adv. for more time

Etymologies

long (“yearn”) +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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