time-consuming

[ tahym-kuh n-soo-ming ]
/ ˈtaɪm kənˌsu mɪŋ /

adjective

(of an action) requiring or wasting much time.

Origin of time-consuming

First recorded in 1930–35
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time-consuming


adjective

taking up or involving a great deal of time
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