American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having existed or persisted for a long time: a longtime friend; a longtime resident of Detroit.
- adj. Having endured for a long period of time.
- adj. of long duration
- long + time (Wiktionary)
“Cuomo said that he has unearthed what he calls a longtime Albany secret that quietly and drastically increases spending in a flawed budget process.”
“Mr. Rosen, who was one of the three founders of Amalgamated in 2003, is leaving to pursue what he described as his longtime interests in public affairs and progressive politics.”
“In 2006 elections, the Haitian masses voted in longtime Aristide ally René Préval as president.”
“But Banderas assumed it referred to his longtime friend and the director of the film, Pedro Almodovar, and happily launched into an answer.”
“Mr. Uffelman plans to discuss his concerns with members of Nevada's congressional delegation, including Sen. Reid, whom he described as a longtime ILC supporter.”
“The Marriott ethic in their hotels is hospitality par excellante, and the company trains and treats its employees better than any I know as a longtime traveler.”
“It's the term a longtime senior Israeli defense adviser used in a conversation with me a few months ago: a military effort to crush Palestinian resistance for a generation.”
“After each fight, he calls his longtime girlfriend,”
“Drayman said he had been referred to Glendale-based National Fire Systems, the lead contractor for the job, by an ADI manager, Khachik Zargarian, whom he identified as a longtime friend.”
“The sign bearing the name of longtime Niles ex-Mayor Nicholas Blase, who went to prison for extortion, will be removed from outside Village Hall following a vote by trustees Tuesday night.”
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