Complete Definition of "tall"

see|tal|Tal
English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-tall.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɔːl|-ɔːl

Adjective
en-adj|er

  1. (of a building, etc.) Having its top a long way up; having a great vertical (and often greater than horizontal) extent; high.
  2. context|of a person Having a vertical extent greater than the average. For example. over 6 foot is generally considered tall.
  3. context|of a story hard to believe.ie tall story, tall tale.
  4. context|of a cup of coffee A cup of coffee smaller than grande, usually 8 ounces. (Chiefly American)

Antonyms
short

Translations

Albanian: gjatë (i/e)
Arabic: ARchar|طويل unicode|(ʈawí:l)
Armenian: բարձր (bardzr)
Breton: (thing) uhel, (person) bras
Catalan: alt
Chinese: 高的 (gāo de)
Czech: vysoký m, vysoká f, vysoké n
Dutch: (thing) hoog, (person) lang, groot, (story) ongeloofwaardig
Esperanto: alta
Finnish: (thing) korkea, (person) pitkä
French: (thing, person) haut
German: (thing) hoch, (person) groß
Hungarian: magas
mid
Irish: ard
Italian: (thing, person) alto
Japanese: 高い (たかい, takai)
Korean: 높다 (nopda)
Kurdish: dirêj, bilind, KUchar|درێژ, KUchar|باڵا به‌رز, KUchar|باڵا هه‌ڵچوو
Polish: wysoki
Portuguese: alto
Russian: высокий (vysókij)
Slovene: visok m, visoka f, visoko n (1,2)
Spanish: alto m, alta f
Swedish: hög (1), lång (2)

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Albanian

Verb
infl|sq|verb

  1. laugh at
  2. mock

Category:Albanian verbs


Catalan

Etymology
Latin talea

Noun
tall

  1. cut

Category:Catalan nouns


Estonian

Noun
tall

  1. lamb

Category:Estonian nouns


Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-en tall.ogg|audio

Noun
tall

  1. a tree, Pinus sylvestris.

Synonyms
fura
fur (mass noun)

See also
tallar
tallväxter
barrväxter
furu, furuträ, furutimmer
falla som en fura

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