from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Excessively long: an overlong play.
- adv. For too long: talked overlong.
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- adj. too long
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Too long.
The second and more cunning trap is excess – in overlong description and to a larger extent, worldview.
He conceded it was "overlong" and "drags to a lacklustre showdown" but said Ritchie's version of Victorian London's famous detective deserved a sequel.
Act II was made even more tedious by an overlong interpolated scene and song, full of diva in-jokes, for Sylvia McNair as the Duchess of Crackentorp.
While overlong and talky, the film does explore an angle not usually covered in films of this ilk.
Despite some overlong and self-indulgent sequences (such as the Japanese nightclub scene), the ambitious multi-country scope is handled well with several noteworthy performances.
Mostly it was overlong and shockingly chintzy — homophobic, too.
This set also has a respectful (if overlong and obsequious) tribute to Mel Blanc.
Actually, I did not get the above, overlong compilation of bullsnot in on the first try.
By cherry-picking the good stuff, you'll distill, say, an overlong description of a city waterfront into a vivid portrait of a port.
With his luminous, urgent tenor, William Burden suggested that Dan might be the more interesting of the two, particularly since Dan converts to Islam at the end of Act I, albeit in an overlong aria, complete with an Imam Mohannad Mchallah giving the call to prayer.
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