Definition of Longer

1. Noun. A person with a strong desire for something. "A yearner for knowledge"

Exact synonyms: Thirster, Yearner
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Long, Yearn, Yearn



2. Adverb. For more time. "Can I stay bit longer?"
Partainyms: Long

Definition of Longer

1. n. One who longs for anything.

Definition of Longer

1. Adjective. (comparative of long) ¹

2. Adverb. (comparative of long) ¹

3. Noun. One who longs or yearns for something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Longer

1. one that longs [n -S] - See also: longs

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Longer

longcase clocks
longcases
longclaw
longclaws
longcloth
longcloths
longcut
longcuts
longdog
longe
longe line
longed
longed-for
longeing
longeing cavesson
longer (current term)
longeron
longerons
longers
longes
longest
longeth
longeval
longevities
longevity
longevous
longfin
longfin mako
longfins
longhair

Literary usage of Longer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"... pleased with Sir Thomas's good opinion, and saying scarcely anything, he did his best towards preserving that good opinion a little longer. Chapter %%. ..."

2. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1915)
"the longer he lives in the practice of tyranny the more imperious he becomes." " That is inevitable," said Glaucon, taking his turn in the discussion. IV. ..."

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