|1.||[ adjective ] great in vertical dimension; high in stature|
"tall people" "tall buildings" "tall trees" "tall ships"
|Related terms:||short long gangling in_height leggy leggy stately full-length tallish full-length large high stature|
|2.||[ adjective ] (informal) impressively difficult|
"a tall order"
|Related terms:||colloquialism difficult|
|3.||[ adjective ] lofty in style|
"he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying"
|4.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 17527|
|5.||[ adjective ] too improbable to admit of belief|
|Synonyms:||marvelous marvellous improbable|
"a tall story"