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Definitions of tall

  1. Brave; bold; courageous. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Fine; splendid; excellent; also, extravagant; excessive. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Tallness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. great in vertical dimension; high in stature; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. (informal) impressively difficult; "a tall order" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. impressively difficult; "a tall order" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. High in stature; of a certain height; lofty. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. High, esp. in stature: lofty: long: sturdy: bold: courageous. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. High in stature; lofty. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. Having more than average height; high. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. High in stature; long and comparatively slender; great; big. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. High in stature; long and erect. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for tall

  1. He looked tall and thin." – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  2. He was a tall young man with a pleasant, clean- cut face. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
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