Meaning of long-drawn-out

long-drawn-out

Pronunciation: (lông'drôn'out', long'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. lasting a very long time; protracted: a long-drawn-out story.
  2. of great length; long: a long-drawn-out line of soldiers.
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