Tall



adjective, taller, tallest.
1.
having a relatively great height; of more than average stature:
a tall woman; tall grass.
2.
having stature or height as specified:
a man six feet tall.
3.
large in amount or degree; considerable:
a tall price; Swinging that deal is a tall order.
4.
extravagant; difficult to believe:
a tall tale.
5.
high-flown; grandiloquent:
He engages in so much tall talk, one never really knows what he’s saying.
6.
having more than usual length; long and relatively narrow:
He carried a tall walking stick.
7.
Archaic. valiant.
8.
Obsolete.

seemly; proper.
fine; handsome.

adverb
9.
in a proud, confident, or erect manner:
to stand tall; to walk tall.
adjective
1.
of more than average height
2.

(postpositive) having a specified height: a woman five feet tall
(in combination): a twenty-foot-tall partition

3.
(informal) exaggerated or incredible: a tall story
4.
(informal) difficult to accomplish: a tall order
5.
an archaic word for excellent
talk until one is blue in the face

language
TAC List Language.
[“TALL – A List Processor for the Philco 2000”, J. Feldman, CACM 5(9):484-485 (Sep 1962)].
(1995-03-01)

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