Definitions

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  • adj. Lasting for nearly one's entire career.
  • adv. Over nearly one's entire career.

Etymologies

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career +‎ -long

Examples

  • His careerlong enterprise — he died in 1922 — was a paradox: to give dignity to the inherently demeaning roles his audience expected and demanded.

    It’s a White Thing

  • There are few signs of Presley's careerlong manager, Col. Tom Parker, who both nurtured and vandalized him.

    The King's Castle

  • These relationships are often lifelong, or at least careerlong, and go deeper than traditional lawyer-client relationships in other areas of legal practice.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • All-Star goaltender Martin Brodeur, who has been a careerlong Devil and led the franchise to three Stanley Cup titles.

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  • Martin Brodeur, who has been a careerlong Devil and led the franchise to three Stanley Cup titles.

    SI.com

  • For Taylor, the trouble was the latest in a careerlong series, but Monday marked the first time that he didn't suit up.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • A careerlong advocate of health care reform, Slaughter stressed that what's important is the substance of the combined legislation, which would bring insurance to 31 million more Americans while barring insurers from discriminating against people with pre-existing conditions.

    The Buffalo News: Home

  • But it does speak to some classic NBA team dynamics, and the careerlong coddling of Allen Iverson.

    SI.com

  • Eastwood, in turn, has harnessed such lifelong aversions into a careerlong, pragmatic pursuit of the most efficient and economical business and production models.

    Variety.com

  • For Taylor, the trouble was the latest in a careerlong series, but Monday marked the first time that he didn’t suit up.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

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