tall
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /tɔːl/
  • (America) IPA: /tɔl/
  • (cot-caught) IPA: /tɑl/
Adjective

tall (comparative taller, superlative tallest)

  1. (of a person) Having a vertical extent greater than the average. For example, somebody with a height of over 6 feet would generally be considered to be tall.
    Being tall is an advantage in basketball.
  2. (of a building, etc.) Having its top a long way up; having a great vertical (and often greater than horizontal) extent; high.
  3. (of a story) Hard to believe, such as a tall story or a tall tale.
  4. (chiefly, US, of a cup of coffee) A cup of coffee smaller than grande, usually 8 ounces. attention en
  5. (obsolete) Obsequious; obedient.
  6. (obsolete) Seemly; suitable; fitting, becoming, comely; attractive, handsome.
  7. (obsolete) Bold; brave; courageous; valiant.
  8. (archaic) Fine; proper; admirable; great; excellent.
Antonyms Translations Translations Translations Noun

tall (plural talls)

  1. (possibly, nonstandard) Someone or something that is tall.



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