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.
be, look, seem | become, get, grow
exceptionally, extremely, unusually, very | fairly, quite, rather
She is quite tall for her age.
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