Synonyms for tall

Synonyms for (noun) tall

Synonyms: tall

Definition: a garment size for a tall person

Similar words: size

Definition: the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)

Usage: he wears a size 13 shoe

Synonyms for (adjective) tall

Synonyms: tall, marvellous, marvelous, improbable

Definition: too improbable to admit of belief

Usage: a tall story

Similar words: incredible, unbelievable

Definition: beyond belief or understanding

Usage: at incredible speed; the book's plot is simply incredible


Synonyms: tall

Definition: impressively difficult

Usage: a tall order

Similar words: difficult, hard

Definition: not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure

Usage: a difficult task; nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access; difficult times; why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?


Synonyms: tall, grandiloquent, magniloquent

Definition: lofty in style

Usage: he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying

Similar words: rhetorical

Definition: given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought

Usage: mere rhetorical frippery


Synonyms: tall

Definition: great in vertical dimension; high in stature

Usage: tall people; tall buildings; tall trees; tall ships

Similar words: gangling, gangly, rangy, lanky

Definition: tall and thin and having long slender limbs

Usage: a gangling teenager; a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man


Similar words: in height

Definition: having a specified height

Usage: five feet tall; five feet in height


Similar words: leggy, long-legged, long-shanked

Definition: having long legs


Similar words: leggy, tall-growing

Definition: (of plants) having tall spindly stems


Similar words: long

Definition: of relatively great height

Usage: a race of long gaunt men- Sherwood Anderson; looked out the long French windows


Similar words: long-stalked, tall-stalked

Definition: of plants having relatively long stalks


Similar words: stately, statuesque

Definition: of size and dignity suggestive of a statue


Similar words: tallish

Definition: somewhat tall