A very tall, thin person: Bill Bradley is sure a long drink of water/ We have an expression in the Midwest: ”a tall drink of water” (1940s+)
- Long dry spell
noun phrase A period of disappointment; sterile period: It’s been a long, dry spell for Atari game players (1970s+)
[luhnj, lonj] /lʌndʒ, lɒndʒ/ noun 1. a long rope used to guide a horse during training or exercise. verb (used with object), longed, longeing. 2. to train or exercise (a horse) by use of a longe. /lʌndʒ; lɒndʒ/ noun 1. an older variant of lunge2
- Long-eared owl
[lawng-eerd, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌɪərd, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun 1. a mottled-gray owl, Asio otus, of the Northern Hemisphere, having a long tuft on each side of the head.
- Long eaton
/ˈiːtən/ noun 1. a town in N central England, in SE Derbyshire. Pop: 46 490 (2001)