tall
1. [ adjective ] great in vertical dimension; high in stature
Examples:

"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
Examples:

"a tall order"

Related terms: colloquialism difficult
3. [ adjective ] lofty in style
Synonyms: magniloquent grandiloquent
Examples:

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

Related terms: rhetorical
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 17527
5. [ adjective ] too improbable to admit of belief
Synonyms: marvelous marvellous improbable
Examples:

"a tall story"

Related terms: incredible
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