having long legs
(informal) (of a person or animal) able to run fast
[lawng-lahyn, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌlaɪn, ˈlɒŋ-/ 1. a heavy and very long fishing line with a large number of baited hooks, used in deep-sea commercial fishing.
[lawng-lahy-ner, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌlaɪ nər, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun 1. a commercial fishing vessel that uses a longline.
noun a list of candidates from which a shortlist is created Word Origin 1979 Usage Note longlist, v
[lawng-lahyvd, -livd, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈlaɪvd, -ˈlɪvd, ˈlɒŋ-/ adjective 1. having a life, existence, or duration: a long-lived man; long-lived fame. 2. (of an object) lasting or functioning a time: a long-lived battery. adjective 1. having long life, existence, or currency adj. early 15c., from long (adj.) + past participle of live (v.). Old English had langlife […]