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1. tall

adjective. ['ˈtɔl'] great in vertical dimension; high in stature.

Synonyms

  • gangly
  • height
  • gangling
  • large
  • stately
  • tall-growing
  • high
  • statuesque
  • in height
  • rangy
  • big
  • long
  • stature
  • tallish
  • long-stalked
  • long-shanked
  • leggy
  • long-legged
  • tall-stalked

Antonyms

  • little
  • short
  • low
  • insignificant

Etymology

  • tall (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Tall

  • montreal
  • senegal
  • peterpaul
  • luminol
  • vantol
  • vanhall
  • vandall
  • mcphaul
  • mcnall
  • mcfaul
  • mcfall
  • enthral
  • baseball
  • squall
  • sprawl
  • scrawl
  • sabol
  • recall
  • nepal
  • mehall
  • mccaul
  • mccall
  • fairall
  • engwall
  • edsall
  • depaul
  • befall
  • bacall
  • antol
  • thrall

How do you pronounce tall?

Pronounce tall as tɔl.

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Sentences with tall


1. Adjective
Cut enough round circles from the plates to cover the base of the tall hat.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Sit up tall, then fold at the hips reaching for your shins or toes.

Quotes about tall


1. Art is a critical component in a well-rounded education. Art is the level playing field - no matter how rich or poor, tall or short, pretty or ugly to the bone, if you can draw, you can find personal fulfillment and build self-confidence. Art is the highest achievement of mankind.
- Lynda Resnick

2. Ho! Ho! Ho! To the bottle I goTo heal my heart and drown my woeRain may fall, and wind may blowAnd many miles be still to goBut under a tall tree will I lieAnd let the clouds go sailing by
- J.R.R. Tolkien

3. I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that.
- Robert Michaels MD - 2007 - Graduation Speaker

2. tall-stalked

adjective. of plants having relatively long stalks.

Synonyms

  • long-stalked

Antonyms

  • small
  • little

3. tall-grass

noun. any of various grasses that are tall and that flourish with abundant moisture.

Synonyms

  • grass

Antonyms

  • uncover

4. tall-growing

adjective. (of plants) having tall spindly stems.

Synonyms

  • leggy

Antonyms

  • small
  • little

5. tall

noun. ['ˈtɔl'] a garment size for a tall person.

Antonyms

  • unimpressive

Etymology

  • tall (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. tall

adjective. ['ˈtɔl'] impressively difficult.

Synonyms

  • hard

Antonyms

  • tallness
  • shortness

Etymology

  • tall (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. tall

adjective. ['ˈtɔl'] too improbable to admit of belief.

Synonyms

  • marvellous
  • incredible
  • improbable
  • unbelievable

Antonyms

  • fat
  • lowness
  • highness
  • high

Etymology

  • tall (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. tall

adjective. ['ˈtɔl'] lofty in style.

Synonyms

  • magniloquent
  • rhetorical

Antonyms

  • nonpregnant
  • inconspicuous
  • ungenerous

Etymology

  • tall (Middle English (1100-1500))
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