Synonyms
Antonyms

1. tall-growing

adjective. (of plants) having tall spindly stems.

Synonyms

  • leggy

Antonyms

  • small
  • little

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Words that Rhyme with Tall Tale

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

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

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))

5. tale

noun. ['ˈteɪl'] a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program.

Synonyms

  • message
  • fairytale
  • content
  • fairy tale
  • narrative
  • folk tale
  • folktale
  • sob stuff
  • subject matter
  • tall tale
  • fairy story
  • tearjerker
  • sob story
  • story
  • substance
  • nursery rhyme

Antonyms

  • unhappy
  • dissatisfy
  • discontent
  • rejection

Etymology

  • talen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • talian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tale

noun. ['ˈteɪl'] a trivial lie.

Synonyms

  • fairy tale
  • fib
  • tarradiddle
  • taradiddle
  • lie
  • cock-and-bull story
  • fairy story
  • song and dance
  • prevarication
  • story

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • belief
  • unbelief
  • displeased

Etymology

  • talen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • talian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tall

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

Antonyms

  • unimpressive

Etymology

  • tall (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. tall

adjective. ['ˈtɔl'] impressively difficult.

Synonyms

  • hard

Antonyms

  • tallness
  • shortness

Etymology

  • tall (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. 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))

10. tall

adjective. ['ˈtɔl'] lofty in style.

Synonyms

  • magniloquent
  • rhetorical

Antonyms

  • nonpregnant
  • inconspicuous
  • ungenerous

Etymology

  • tall (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word tall-tale


1. Noun Phrase
Hair that has already grown out won’t spontaneously change color, but a type of baldness known as alopecia areata may have contributed to the tall tale.

2.
Noun Phrase
Kids love
tall tale** telling, swimming, pontoon boat rides, hayrides, sing-a-longs and games, while adults appreciate nature photography lectures and fly fishing.

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