Definition of tall :
1. Brave; bold; courageous.
2. Fine; splendid; excellent; also, extravagant; excessive.
3. High in stature; having a considerable, or an unusual, extension upward; long and comparatively slender; having the diameter or lateral extent small in proportion to the height; as, a tall person, tree, or mast.
easy, unbelievable, pontifical, hard, portentous, leggy, difficult, gangling, long-shanked, gangly, statuesque, proud, long-legged, tall-growing, tallish, uplifted, rhetorical, noble, long, exalted, laborious, serious, stately, marvelous, incredible, uphill, grandiloquent, improbable, in height, pompous, elevated, marvellous, towering, tough, steep, eminent, lanky, big, magniloquent, rangy, great, full-length, arduous, overblown
exaggerated (part of speech: adjective)
high (part of speech: adjective)
- I should say a man, rather thin, apparently, and tall, very tall. - "Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life", Arthur Conan Doyle.
- He noticed how tall she had grown,- it was no longer the little Esther of Seaforth times. - "A Red Wallflower", Susan Warner.
- He was very tall and strong, but not cruel to any one. - "Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before", George Turner.