Dictionary.com

allonge

[ uh-luhnj; French a-lawnzh ]
/ əˈlʌndʒ; French aˈlɔ̃ʒ /
Save This Word!

noun, plural al·long·es [uh-luhn-jiz; French a-lawnzh]. /əˈlʌn dʒɪz; French aˈlɔ̃ʒ/. Law.
a paper annexed to a negotiable instrument, for endorsements too numerous or lengthy to be contained in the original.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is commonly used with other verbs to express intention?

Origin of allonge

1860–65; <French: lengthening; see lunge1

Other definitions for allonge (2 of 2)

allongé
[ French a-lawn-zhey ]
/ French a lɔ̃ˈʒeɪ /

adjective Ballet.
performed with the body and one arm stretched forward: an arabesque allongé.

Origin of allongé

1660–70; <French: literally, extended, lengthened, past participle of allonger
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use allonge in a sentence

FEEDBACK