Tall in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Tall

(of a person) 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. | (of a building, etc.) Having its top a long way up; having a great vertical (and often greater than horizontal) extent; high. | (of a story) Hard to believe, such as a tall story or a tall tale.

Short Example Sentences for Tall

  • 1. A very tall and narrow head. 🔊
  • 2. He made a tall dignified figure in his gown. 🔊
  • 3. I was as tall again as he, and felt quite manly. 🔊
  • 4. In the corner a tall solemn clock was softly ticking. 🔊
  • 5. There, between two tall elm trees hung a swing. 🔊
  • 6. He was tall and slender, and of extremely prepossessing appearance. 🔊
  • 7. They were dim and tall and dark, as if they had never fronted daylight. 🔊
  • 8. Close by it was the venerable church with a tall Gothic spire. 🔊
  • 9. It was a female, tall and stately in person, and of a most commanding air. 🔊
  • 10. Not Jane's was that tall and graceful figure. 🔊
  • 11. I was now turned of sixteen; tall for my age, and full of idle fancies. 🔊
  • 12. He was tall and a little gray, with a pleasant, self-contained face. 🔊
  • 13. The tall detective sprang to his feet, and Paynter instinctively imitated him. 🔊
  • 14. He is tall and thin, but I do not think that his nature is hard and dry. 🔊

How to use Tall in Sentences?

  • 1. They had been doing some tall riding, and their livestock was simply unfit to go farther. 🔊
  • 2. Advancing cautiously, she saw a bunch of tall grass wave in a suspicious manner. 🔊
  • 3. A tall sandy-bearded bishop with the expression of a man in a trance completed this central group. 🔊
  • 4. When the fight began the Mohawks were seen to do the bidding of a tall and agile chieftain. 🔊
  • 5. They had left the shop and were on their way to the docks, when a tall sailor-looking man crossed over to them. 🔊
  • 6. From the window of another room there looks down a very tall old man in a long clerical surtout with small buttons. 🔊
  • 7. She spoke something of a black man whom she had met about twilight, hewing at the root of a tall tree. 🔊
  • 8. We had tied them up with bast only a week or so before, and now half were rotten and half had shot up into tall slender growths. 🔊
  • 9. But his eyes fell on the tall wardrobe, and he went towards it feeling irritated with himself and yet unable to desist. 🔊
  • 10. He now looked round and found most of the tall trees marked with the names of some great men of the colony, and all more or less scored by the axe. 🔊
  • 11. The flowers had grown tall and straggling, the walks were weedy, the lawn had lost its velvet softness, and all was desolation. 🔊
  • 12. The red roofs of whitewashed towns, and the tall shafts of white lighthouses emphasise the rich verdure between the silvery azure of sky and water. 🔊
  • 13. He was thinking of a tall girl with calm blue eyes, whom he had walked with the day before, and who had sent him away dazed and half maddened. 🔊
  • 14. She was a tall woman, with a glorious head and eyes that reminded Stephen of a forest pool in autumn. 🔊
  • 15. Her dress was of white and violet, the last trace of mourning for her mother, and confessed the gracious droop of her tall and slender body. 🔊
  • 16. This boy was tall and slender, and his face, though he had an elegant head, was too formed and adult to be agreeable or very taking for me. 🔊
  • 17. A glassy lake mirrors the tall bamboos and feathery tamarinds, their slender and sensitive foliage motionless in the still air of the dewy dawn. 🔊
  • 18. Nor could he recognize the tall stranger standing beside Azalia; his face muffled in a fold of his robe. 🔊
  • 19. She was tall and very thin, with a perfect complexion, a long nose, and a short upper lip which showed her teeth too much when she laughed. 🔊
  • 20. He was a tall thin man of middle age, with a striking appearance and the straight composed features of an early American portrait. 🔊
  • 21. And through the curious company moved Parlay himself, cackling and sneering, the withered wreck of what had once been a tall and powerful man. 🔊