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1. longer

noun. ['ˈlɔŋgɝ'] a person with a strong desire for something.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • yearner
  • thirster
  • individual
  • person
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • long (English)
  • long (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Longer

  • stronger

Sentences with longer


1. Adjective, comparative
The more signals that the unit can acquire, the longer it will work accurately in obstructed areas.

2. Adverb, comparative
Limelight hydrangeas are a cultivar with a longer blooming season than most hydrangea plants.

Quotes about longer


1. When we can find some humor in our upsets, they no longer seem as large or as important as they once did.
- Allen Klein

2. In my first story, 'Mr. Mysterious & Company'... I was asked to take out some of the humor because editors were afraid reviewers would dismiss the book as a joke. Today, humor is enjoyed and no longer regarded as literary brummagem.
- Sid Fleischman

3. The nation that complacently and fearfully allows its artists and writers to become suspected rather than respected is no longer regarded as a nation possessed with humor or depth.
- James Thurber

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