Definition of so long in English:

so long


  • 1informal Goodbye till we meet again.

    • ‘I just want it to be done with, but I don't want to deal with any of the moving or saying so long stuff.’
    • ‘‘So long!’, Catharine waved goodbye to Audrey as the door closed.’
    • ‘When she walked out on the Sugababes as they hit the big time, it looked like so long, Siobhan.’
    • ‘So long, Mother. Be expecting a postcard or two in the mail, if you're lucky.’
    farewell, adieu
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  • 2South African In the meanwhile.

    • ‘She wants me to go right now…mind the shop so long, you hear?’


so long

/ˌsəʊ ˈlɒŋ/