long-distance


long-distance
long′-dis′tance
adj.
1) tgp of, from, or between distant places:
a long-distance phone call[/ex]
2) for, over, or covering long distances:
a long-distance runner[/ex]
3) tgp by long-distance telephone service:
to call someone long-distance[/ex]
Etymology: 1880–85

From formal English to slang. 2014.