Definitions for talltɔl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. tall(adj)

    a garment size for a tall person

  2. tall(adj)

    great in vertical dimension; high in stature

    "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships"

  3. grandiloquent, magniloquent, tall(adj)

    lofty in style

    "he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying"

  4. tall(a)(adj)

    impressively difficult

    "a tall order"

  5. improbable, marvelous, marvellous, tall(a)(adj)

    too improbable to admit of belief

    "a tall story"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. tall(Adjective)

    obsequious; obedient

  2. tall(Adjective)

    seemly; suitable; fitting, becoming, comely; attractive, handsome

  3. tall(Adjective)

    bold; brave; courageous; valiant

  4. tall(Adjective)

    fine; proper; admirable; great; excellent; being of more than average height

  5. tall(Adjective)

    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

  6. tall(Adjective)

    Having its top a long way up; having a great vertical (and often greater than horizontal) extent; high

  7. tall(Adjective)

    Hard to believe, such as a tall story or a tall tale

  8. tall(Adjective)

    A cup of coffee smaller than grande, usually 8 ounces

  9. Origin: From tall, talle, tal, from *, getæl, from talaz, from dol-. Cognate with tal, tel, gital, gizal, 033F033D03440330033B0343.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Tall

    high in stature; having a considerable, or an unusual, extension upward; long and comparatively slender; having the diameter or lateral extent small in proportion to the height; as, a tall person, tree, or mast

  2. Tall

    brave; bold; courageous

  3. Tall

    fine; splendid; excellent; also, extravagant; excessive

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tall' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2279

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tall' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2632

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tall' in Adjectives Frequency: #258

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