Definitions for tallness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. having a relatively great height or stature.

  2. having stature or height as specified:

    a man six feet tall.

  3. large in amount or degree:

    a tall price.

  4. exaggerated; improbable:

    a tall tale.

  5. high-flown; grandiloquent:

    tall talk.

  6. Obs. valiant.

  7. (adv.)in a proud, erect manner:

    to stand tall.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  8. (n.)a garment size for tall persons.

    Category: Clothing

  9. a garment in this size.

Origin of tall:

bef. 1000; ME: comely, proper, ready, OE getæl quick, ready


Princeton's WordNet

  1. height, tallness(noun)

    the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top

  2. tallness(noun)

    the property of being taller than average stature


  1. tallness(Noun)

    The quality of characteristic of being tall.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tallness(noun)

    the quality or state of being tall; height of stature

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