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Origin of long-winded
OTHER WORDS FROM long-windedlong-wind·ed·ly, adverblong-wind·ed·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for long-winded
His many publications and his emails to me are long-winded, occasionally exaggerated, and sometimes hard to follow.The $1-Billion-a-Year Right-Wing Conspiracy You Haven’t Heard Of|Jay Michaelson|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What do you call a long-winded member of Congress whose opinions infuriate you?
That quote may expose Obama as long-winded, but we knew that.Stunning News! Democratic President Obama Believes in Redistribution|David Frum|September 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The downside: Santorum is a long-winded campaigner who gets tangled in talk of subcommittees and amendments.Mitt Romney’s Dilemma: Picking a Running Mate if He’s the GOP Nominee|Howard Kurtz|January 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Afraid of starting his friend on some long-winded discourse on ancient church worthies, the squire interrupted him.Ande Trembath|Matthew Stanley Kemp
The colonel is long-winded, but then I expect he's lonesome.My Antonia|Willa Cather
Remember the old time southern planter, when with thorough-breds and yelping hounds he ran to death the long-winded red fox.The Gold Diggings of Cape Horn|John R. Spears
To give a long-winded Latin classificatory name, forsooth, to a thing that would destroy the faith of ages!The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories|Grant Allen
You're getting as long-winded as one of the old almshouse women.The Hall and the Grange|Archibald Marshall