Lanky vs. Tall

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  • Lanky (adjective)

    Tall, slim, and rather ungraceful or awkward.

  • Tall (adjective)

    Having a vertical extent greater than the average. For example, somebody with a height of over 6 feet would generally be considered to be tall.

    “Being tall is an advantage in basketball.”

  • Tall (adjective)

    Having its top a long way up; having a great vertical (and often greater than horizontal) extent; high.

  • Tall (adjective)

    Hard to believe, such as a tall story or a tall tale.

  • Tall (adjective)

    A cup of coffee smaller than grande, usually 8 ounces. defined as a noun

  • Tall (adjective)

    Obsequious; obedient.

  • Tall (adjective)

    Seemly; suitable; fitting, becoming, comely; attractive, handsome.

  • Tall (adjective)

    Bold; brave; courageous; valiant.

  • Tall (adjective)

    Fine; proper; admirable; great; excellent.

  • Tall (noun)

    Someone or something that is tall.

  • Tall (adjective)

    of great or more than average height, especially (with reference to an object) relative to width

    “a tall, broad-shouldered man”

    “a tall glass of iced tea”

  • Tall (adjective)

    (after a measurement and in questions) measuring a specified distance from top to bottom

    “how tall are you?”

    “he was over six feet tall”

Oxford Dictionary

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