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Meaning of long-winded

long-wind•ed

Pronunciation: (lông'win'did, long'-), [key]
— adj.
  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.
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