Definition of long-nebbed in English:

long-nebbed

(also lang-nebbit, long-nebbit, lang-nebbed)

adjective

Irish English, Scottish, Northern
  • 1Provided with a long or tapering point or end.

  • 2Curious, inquisitive, prying. Formerly also: †sharp, acute, alert to one's own interest or advantage (obsolete).

  • 3That has a long nose, snout, bill, etc. Frequently (especially in early use) used to designate a supernatural creature.

  • 4Of a word: long, polysyllabic; (hence) difficult, learned, especially as used in a showy or grandiose manner. Of language or a text: that uses such words; pretentious, pedantic.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From long + nebbed.

Pronunciation

long-nebbed

/lɒŋˈnɛbd/