Tall

Adjective

  • (of a story) Hard to believe, such as a tall story or a tall tale.
  • (obsolete) Seemly; suitable; fitting, becoming, comely; attractive, handsome.
  • (of a building, etc.) Having its top a long way up; having a great vertical (and often greater than horizontal) extent; high.
  • (obsolete) Obsequious; obedient.
  • (archaic) Fine; proper; admirable; great; excellent.
  • (of a person) Having a vertical extent greater than the average. For example, somebody with a height of over 6 feet would generally be considered to be tall.

    "Being tall is an advantage in basketball."

  • (chiefly US, of a cup of coffee) A cup of coffee smaller than grande, usually 8 ounces.
  • (obsolete) Bold; brave; courageous; valiant.

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