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[lawng-tahym, long-]
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  1. existing, occurring, or continuing for a long period of time; longstanding: longtime friends celebrating 50 years of association.
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Origin of longtime

First recorded in 1575–85; long1 + time
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Related Words for longtime

old-time, skilled, trained, built-in, chronic, deep-rooted, inherent, inbred, longstanding, wise, expert, versed, pro, steady, adept, old, vet, hardened, practical, practiced

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  1. of long standing
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Word Origin and History for longtime


also long-time, 1580s, from long (adj.) + time (n.).

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