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tall

tall

 
pronunciation:
tawl
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: taller, tallest
definition 1: having height in excess of the average.
 
synonyms:
high, lofty, towering
antonyms:
short, small
similar words:
big, elevated, large, sky-high
definition 2: being a specified height.
a boy four feet tall
synonyms:
high
antonyms:
wide
similar words:
long
definition 3: (informal) hard to believe; full of exaggeration.
a tall tale
synonyms:
fabulous, mythical
antonyms:
believable, credible
similar words:
absurd, exaggerated, illogical, implausible, incredible, overblown, preposterous
definition 4: difficult to satisfy or fulfill.
a tall request
synonyms:
difficult, exacting
antonyms:
easy
similar words:
challenging, demanding, problematic, tough, trying
definition 5: longer and narrower than other things of the same type.
a tall glass of iced teaa tall hat
antonyms:
squat
similar words:
large, long
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: taller, tallest
definition: proudly and straight.
walk tallstand tall
synonyms:
proudly, straight, upright
similar words:
erectly, vertically
derivation: tallness (n.)
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