Definition for tall

adjective as in high in stature, length

adjective as in exaggerated, unreasonable

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Example Sentences

Today, drivers want tall wagons that we call “crossover SUVs.”

Having recently studied mountains — the American Rockies and the Himalayas — in my seventh-grade geology class, I take issue with the Alleghenies being mountains, even though Liberty’s 1,190-foot summit is the tallest I’ve ever seen.

Xerox’s new printer is 9 feet wide, 7 feet tall, and reaches an internal temperature of more than 1,500 degrees Fahrenheit.

Our tallest building, One America Plaza at the foot of Broadway, reaches right to the maximum height.

An earlier version of this article said the Helix will be 22 stories tall, but it will not have traditional stories.

Also, she was tall and thin, too, further adding to the ways she met the physical beauty conventions.

But when she called back, Brinsley was determined to tall her about his minted screenwriter status.

It had a wide brim and a tall crown, which created an insulated pocket of air and could also be used to carry water.

A tugboat improbably sits high on the bank, obscured by tall grass, a broken oil rig hangs over the water nearby.

It was headquartered in Stanleyville, in a tall corner building that still stands in the decrepit, yet lively, downtown.

A tall phantom in livery appeared, as if by magic, and signed to me to ascend the grand staircase.

He is rather tall and narrow, and wears a long abb's coat reaching nearly down to his feet.

He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.

She threw out her arms as if swimming when she walked, beating the tall grass as one strikes out in the water.

The way was under a double row of tall trees, which met at the top and formed a green arch over our heads.


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On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tall, such as: big, great, lanky, rangy, soaring, and towering.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.