Try Our Apps


Is irregardless a word?

long, huey

long, huey in Culture

Long, Huey definition

A political leader of the 1920s and 1930s who served as governor of Louisiana and represented that state in the Senate. He promised every family enough money for a home, car, radio, pension, and college education. A demagogue, Long dominated Louisiana's politics and pushed aside opposition. He planned to run for president but was assassinated before he could do so.

Note: Long was nicknamed the “Kingfish.”
Note: Members of Long's family played a prominent role in Louisiana and national politics for some time.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for long,

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for long, huey