VS.

Grande vs. Tall

Published:

Grandeadjective

Of a cup of coffee: smaller than venti but larger than tall, usually 16 ounces.

Talladjective

(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.

‘Being tall is an advantage in basketball.’;

Talladjective

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

Talladjective

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

Talladjective

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

Talladjective

(obsolete) Obsequious; obedient.

ADVERTISEMENT

Talladjective

(obsolete) Seemly; suitable; fitting, becoming, comely; attractive, handsome.

Talladjective

(obsolete) Bold; brave; courageous; valiant.

Talladjective

(archaic) Fine; proper; admirable; great; excellent.

Tallnoun

Someone or something that is tall.

Talladjective

High in stature; having a considerable, or an unusual, extension upward; long and comparatively slender; having the diameter or lateral extent small in proportion to the height; as, a tall person, tree, or mast.

‘Two of far nobler shape, erect and tall.’;

Talladjective

Brave; bold; courageous.

‘As tall a trenchermanAs e'er demolished a pye fortification.’; ‘His companions, being almost in despair of victory, were suddenly recomforted by Sir William Stanley, which came to succors with three thousand tall men.’;

ADVERTISEMENT

Talladjective

Fine; splendid; excellent; also, extravagant; excessive.

Talladjective

great in vertical dimension; high in stature;

‘tall people’; ‘tall buildings’; ‘tall trees’; ‘tall ships’;

Talladjective

lofty in style;

‘he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying’;

Talladjective

impressively difficult;

‘a tall order’;

Talladjective

too improbable to admit of belief;

‘a tall story’;

Talladjective

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’;

ADVERTISEMENT

Talladjective

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

‘how tall are you?’; ‘he was over six feet tall’;

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons