Definition of tallish in US English:



  • See tall

    • ‘The practice in question is the growing of goldenrod, a tallish native weed with feathery yellow plumes.’
    • ‘They were joined by a tallish young man, about my age with very floppy and messy looking black hair.’
    • ‘He was a tallish man with rustic brown hair and twinkling blue eyes.’
    • ‘In strode a tallish woman with the Captain's crest on the side of her uniform.’
    • ‘The ornamental verbena, sometimes also known as vervain, refers to (among others) Verbena bonariensis, the purple topped tallish plant that has colonised roadways and pasture throughout Australia.’