adjective, taller, tallest.
having a relatively great height; of more than average stature:
a tall woman; tall grass.
having stature or height as specified:
a man six feet tall.
large in amount or degree; considerable:
a tall price; Swinging that deal is a tall order.
extravagant; difficult to believe:
a tall tale.
He engages in so much tall talk, one never really knows what he’s saying.
having more than usual length; long and relatively narrow:
He carried a tall walking stick.
in a proud, confident, or erect manner:
to stand tall; to walk tall.
of more than average height
(postpositive) having a specified height: a woman five feet tall
(in combination): a twenty-foot-tall partition
(informal) exaggerated or incredible: a tall story
(informal) difficult to accomplish: a tall order
an archaic word for excellent
talk until one is blue in the face
TAC List Language.
[“TALL – A List Processor for the Philco 2000”, J. Feldman, CACM 5(9):484-485 (Sep 1962)].
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