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Princeton's WordNet

  1. longer, thirster, yearner(adverb)

    a person with a strong desire for something

    "a longer for money"; "a thirster after blood"; "a yearner for knowledge"

  2. longer(adverb)

    for more time

    "can I stay bit longer?"

Wiktionary

  1. longer(Noun)

    One who longs or yearns for something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Longer(noun)

    one who longs for anything

Freebase

  1. Longer

    "Longer" is a song written and recorded by the American singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg. The song can be found on Fogelberg's 1979 album Phoenix. It was also included on his 1982 greatest hits album as well as various other retrospective and compilation recordings. Fogelberg, who had released more rock-oriented songs throughout the 1970s, jokingly described "Longer" in the liner notes to one of his retrospective albums as "the song that put me on the elevators." He wrote the song while vacationing in Maui, "lounging in a hammock one night and looking up at the stars. It just seems this song was drifting around the universe, saw me, and decided I'd give it a good home." Accompanying Fogelberg's vocals is an acoustic guitar as well as a flugelhorn solo by Jerry Hey. Lyrically, the song compares various events with his emotional attachment to the one he loves.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. longer

    Each row of casks in the hold, athwart. Also, the fore and aft space allotted to a hammock; the longers reckoned similarly to last.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'longer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2779

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'longer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1729

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'longer' in Adverbs Frequency: #230

How to pronounce longer?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say longer in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of longer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of longer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of longer in a Sentence

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    At a time when nearly 14% of Americans do not have a full-time job and when the middle class is working longer hours for lower wages, I oppose a massive increase in temporary guest worker programs that will allow large corporations to import hundreds of thousands of blue-collar and white-collar workers from overseas.

  2. Steve Berry:

    At this time all parties involved no longer desire prosecution and the case will be closed.

  3. De Niro:

    First, I wanna say, 'f**k Trump,' it's no longer 'Down with Trump,' it's 'f**k Trump.'.

  4. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    Rather than elevate themselves to your level, haters would rather drag you down. Once you understand them, you will no longer feel confusion or even dislike. You’ll just feel sorry for them.

  5. The Riksbank:

    The general public no longer having access to any form of central bank money can make it more difficult for the Riksbank to promote a safe and efficient payment system.

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