Crossword clues for lifelong
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lifelong \Life"long\ (l[imac]f"l[o^]ng`), a. [Life + long. Cf.
Lasting or continuing through life.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
a. Extending for the entire duration of life.
adj. continuing through life; "a lifelong friend"; "from lifelong habit"; "his lifelong study of Greek art" [syn: womb-to-tomb]
Usage examples of "lifelong".
His lifelong affinity for bachelorhood and the simple freedoms it allowed had been shaken somehow.
The Marquess of Shropshire was dictating to his secretary a letter to his County Council, urging on them an item of his lifelong programme for the electrification of everything.
This had much to do with a lifelong iron regimen on his ergometer, the killer rowing machine used by international oarsmen the world over.
Even a lifelong acquaintance that possessed a great fondness for Jynx could not call her a beauty, or claim that she would ever be one.
Holymead murdering a lifelong friend, had to admit that the police had collected some damaging evidence.
Whenever she came nigh to severing their association, she found herself inundated with reminders of all the helpless creatures that her lifelong companion, Samantha Wyndham, and she had once nurtured as children.
What warning did the little genius have that her first stop beyond the olfactory heaven that Momma created would lead in a few frantic blinks straight to sheer rot, sheer animal rutting, to spiritual as well as physical debauchery, to the present moment, when she dared not show her shamed face to the world, not even to lifelong friendsespecially to lifelong friends?
Two of his lifelong friends were rival candidates for the senatorship from Maine, and each had expressed the hope that the old Squire would aid him in his canvass.
This splendid ceremony of inspection by the Doge was a day of annual triumph, for nowhere in all the world was there such an arsenal, and nowhere such an army of workmen,--thirty-five thousand men trained to the cunning from father to son in lifelong service,--with sailors, sixteen thousand more, who should presently make a brave review within those battlemented walls, to tickle the fancy of the Serenissimo and his guests.
On the eve of our departure we took leave of the newly-married couple and the whole family at supper, and we parted with tears, promising each other a lifelong friendship.
The lawyer had been a lifelong friend of Josiah Bartram, and the old contractor had been too shrewd a business man to have intrusted his affairs to any one who might later play him false.
Someone suggested Ross Griffin, a retired ski-bum and lifelong mountain beatnik who was going half-straight at the time and talking about running for the City Council.
When she sat in the High Seat beside Buri, even that grizzled old warrior, who had buried his lifelong wife only the season before, felt his heart race and his blood heat.
Fiorenza, Magnifico, than to be a Prince of the Blood and a lifelong exile.
Harvesting quahogs had been a lifelong hobby, and she suspected it now doubled as an additional means of support.