Meaning of “long-suffering” - Learner’s Dictionary

long-suffering

adjective uk us /ˌlɒŋˈsʌfərɪŋ/

A long-suffering person has been very patient for a long time about all the trouble that someone has caused them:

Bill and his long-suffering wife

(Definition of “long-suffering” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)