Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search



long-distance (not comparable)

  1. Over a great length.
    He is a long-distance runner.
  2. Referring to a non-local telephone call; a toll call.
    The hotel does not allow for long-distance phone calls.
  3. Referring to a romantic relationship: between two people with a considerable distance between them.
    They are in a long-distance relationship.
    • 2009, Wesley L. Ford, How to Pick a Lover: For Women Who Want to Win at Love (page 176)
      Long-distance lovers are often not too sure just what they are feeling. Worse, they are often not too sure what their absent playmates want them to be feeling.