Definition of lengthily:
- durably (part of speech: adverb)
- verbosely (part of speech: adverb)
- "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.
The President replied to him lengthily, and concluded by saying he did not wish to have the thing hastily decided, but that we should consider of it, and give our opinions on his return from Reading and Lancaster.- "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.
- "Tartarin of Tarascon", Alphonse Daudet.