1. [syn: orpine, orpin, livelong, live-forever, Sedum telephium]
1. (of time) constituting the full extent or duration;
- Example: "all the livelong day"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Livelong \Live"long`\, a. [For lifelong. Cf. Lifelong.]
1. Whole; entire; long in passing; -- used of time, as day or
night, in adverbial phrases, and usually with a sense of
The obscure bird
Clamored the livelong night. --Shak.
How could she sit the livelong day,
Yet never ask us once to play? --Swift.
2. Lasting; durable. [Obs.]
Thou hast built thyself a livelong monument.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: (of time) constituting the full extent or duration; "all
the livelong day"
n 1: perennial northern temperate plant with toothed leaves and
heads of small purplish-white flowers [syn: orpine,
orpin, livelong, live-forever, Sedum telephium]