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[dey-lawng, -long] /ˈdeɪˌlɔŋ, -ˌlɒŋ/
during the entire day; lasting all day:
a daylong trip.
Origin of daylong
1850-55; day + long1 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for daylong
  • The names refer to the daylong drive time needed to round each loop.
  • Instead, officials gather for a daylong conference and discuss how to react to various events presented in a fictional scenario.
  • My furtive hour-long expeditions gave way to daylong escapes.
  • Regarding the substructure performance, the column stresses did not exceed reasonable design limits during the daylong launches.
  • One hundred and ten human service professionals, officeholders and citizens attended the daylong symposium.
  • Overall, the daylong event attracts thousands into the community.
British Dictionary definitions for daylong


adjective, adverb
lasting the entire day; all day
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Word Origin and History for daylong

Old English dæglang; see day + long (adj.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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