Synonyms of tall


1. tall, size

usage: a garment size for a tall person


1. tall (vs. short), gangling, gangly, lanky, rangy, in height(predicate), leggy, long-legged, long-shanked, leggy, tall-growing, long, long-stalked, tall-stalked, stately, statuesque, tallish, large#1, big, high

usage: great in vertical dimension; high in stature; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships"

2. grandiloquent, magniloquent, tall, rhetorical (vs. unrhetorical)

usage: lofty in style; "he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying"

3. tall(prenominal), difficult (vs. easy), hard

usage: impressively difficult; "a tall order"

4. improbable, marvelous, marvellous, tall(prenominal), incredible (vs. credible), unbelievable

usage: too improbable to admit of belief; "a tall story"

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Definition and meaning of tall (Dictionary)