long winded

long-winded

[lawng-win-did, long-]
adjective
1.
talking or writing at tedious length: long-winded after-dinner speakers.
2.
continued to a tedious length in speech or writing: another of his long-winded election speeches.
3.
able to breathe deeply; not tiring easily.

Origin:
1580–90

long-windedly, adverb
long-windedness, noun
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long-winded
 
adj
1.  tiresomely long
2.  capable of energetic activity without becoming short of breath
 
long-'windedly
 
adv
 
long-'windedness
 
n

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long-winded
"given to lengthy speeches," 1580s, from long (adj.) + wind (n.).
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