long press

or long·press


(on a tablet or smartphone) the act of pressing one's finger down on an icon or other part of the screen for several seconds, as to activate a task or access additional options.

verb (used with or without object)

to press one's finger down for several seconds on (a part of a display screen): to long press the home button; to long press on the app icon.

Nearby words

  1. long one,
  2. long palmar muscle,
  3. long parliament,
  4. long pig,
  5. long play,
  6. long primer,
  7. long purse,
  8. long radial extensor muscle of wrist,
  9. long range,
  10. long rifle

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