Translation of "long" - English-Japanese dictionary


adjective uk /lɒŋ/

A1 having a large distance from one end to the other

long hair
long legs
a long dress
→ Opposite short

A1 continuing for a large amount of time

a long movie
→ Opposite short

A2 describes a piece of writing that has a lot of pages or words

a long book

used when asking for or giving information about the distance or time of something

It’s about three metres long.
The concert was three hours long.
How long was the skirt?
How long is the movie?
be long in the tooth

to be old, often too old to do something

He’s a bit long in the tooth to be wearing jeans, don’t you think?

(Translation of “long adjective” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)