US: /ˈtɔɫ/
UK: /tˈɔːl/

English Vietnamese dictionary

tall /tɔ:l/
  • tính từ
    • cao
      • how tall is he?: nó cao bao nhiêu?
      • a tall man: một người cao
    • (từ lóng) phóng đại, không thật, khó tin, khoác lác, ngoa
      • tall story: chuyện khó tin, chuyện nói khoác
      • tall talk: lời nói khoác lác
      • tall order: nhiệm vụ quá nặng, nhiệm vụ khó thực hiện; sự đòi hỏi quá cao
  • phó từ
    • ngoa, khoác lác, khoe khoang
      • to talk tall: nói ngoa, nói khoác, nói khoe khoang

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective (taller, tallest)
1 (of a person, building, tree, etc.) having a greater than average height: She's tall and thin with light brown hair. + tall chimneys / towers + the tallest building in the world + a tall glass of iced tea
Antonym: SHORT
2 used to describe or ask about the height of sb/sth: How tall are you? + He's six feet tall and weighs 200 pounds. - HIGH
tallness noun [U]
Idioms: stand tall (especially AmE) to show that you are proud and able to deal with anything
be a tall order (informal) to be very difficult to do
more at WALK v.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 high, towering, big, soaring, lofty, giant, gigantic; multi-storey:
The giant sequoias of California are the tallest trees in the world. There are many tall buildings in most major cities.
2 lanky, gangling, rangy, leggy, long-legged, big, giant, huge, gigantic, large:
Some of those basketball players are unbelievably tall.
3 exaggerated, overblown, far-fetched, improbable, unbelievable, incredible, preposterous, outrageous, overdone, absurd, Colloq Brit steep:
He told us some amusing tall tales about his fishing adventures.

Collocation dictionary


be, look, seem | become, get, grow


exceptionally, extremely, unusually, very | fairly, quite, rather
She is quite tall for her age.

Concise English dictionary

+a garment size for a tall person
+great in vertical dimension; high in stature
+lofty in style
+impressively difficult
+too improbable to admit of belief