[lawng-stemd, long-]


having a long stem or stems: long-stemmed roses.
long-legged and slender: long-stemmed chorus girls.

Origin of long-stemmed

First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for long-stemmed

Historical Examples of long-stemmed

  • Taking two long-stemmed roses, a girl goes to her room in silence.

    The Book of Hallowe'en

    Ruth Edna Kelley

  • This is the long-stemmed, viny kind, and its name is alsike clover.

  • The men talked on and the long-stemmed pipe passed from hand to hand.

    Jack Among the Indians

    George Bird Grinnell

  • As it frizzled and spat, she held a long-stemmed pipe for its reception.

    A Woman's Burden

    Fergus Hume

  • Sam Carr held his peace, toying with the long-stemmed glass in his hand.

    Burned Bridges

    Bertrand W. Sinclair