“To make a __ story short . . .” [Crossword Clue Answer]

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To make a __ story short . . .' [Crossword Clue]

If “To make a __ story short . . .'” is the clue you have encountered, here are all the possible solutions, along with their definitions:

  • LONG (4 Letters/Characters)

Crossword Answer Definition

Here are all the available definitions for each answer:



adjective: long; comparative adjective: longer; superlative adjective: longest

  1. measuring a great distance from end to end.
  2. lasting or taking a great amount of time.
  3. relatively great in extent.
  4. (of a vowel) categorized as long about quality and length (e.g., in standard British English, the vowel /u?/ in food is long as distinct from the short vowel /?/ in good ).
  5. (of odds or a chance) reflecting or representing a low level of probability.
  6. (of shares, bonds, or other assets) bought in advance, with the expectation of a price rise.
    • (of a broker or their position in the market) buying or based on long stocks.
    • (of a security) maturing at a distant date.
  7. (of a drink) large and refreshing, and in which alcohol, if present, is not concentrated.
  8. well supplied with.


noun: long; plural noun: longs

  1. a long period.


adverb: long; comparative adverb: longer; superlative adverb: longest

  1. for a long time.
    • in questions about a period.
    • at a time distant from a specified event or time.
    • after an implied point of time.
    • (after a noun of duration) throughout a specified period.
  2. (with reference to the ball in sport) at, to, or over a great distance
    • beyond the point aimed at; too far.

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