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English-German translation for: [tall]
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Dictionary English German: [tall]

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English German
towering {adj} [of a tall person]
baumlang [ugs.]
stringy {adj} [tall and thin]hoch aufgeschossen [auch: hochaufgeschossen]
towery {adj} [lofty, tall]turmhoch
to spindle [to grow tall and slender](lang) aufschießen [Wachstum]
beanpole [tall, thin person] [coll.]
Spargeltarzan {m} [ugs.]
beanpole [fig.] [tall, thin person] [pej.]
Bohnenstange {f} [fig.] [dünne, große Person] [hum.] [pej.]
[short person with a long body who looks tall when sitting down]
Sitzriese {m} [ugs.]
jobs Unverified [peasants who bring their produce to the market in tall backpack baskets]Refträger {pl} [veraltend] [regional] [Bäuerinnen/Bauern, die ihre Waren im Huckelkorb zum städtischen Markt bringen]
electr. torchier [spv.] [torchiere, torchère] [a tall floor lamp with a bowl-shaped part that diffuses the light or directs it upward]Deckenfluter {m}
2 Words
idiom a beanpole [coll.] [tall thin person]ein langes Reff {n} [ugs.] [hagerer, lang aufgeschossener Mensch]
string bean [coll.] [tall, thin person]Hungerhaken {m} [ugs.] [pej.] [sehr hagerer Mensch]
3 Words
aviat. aircraft warning lights {pl} [on tall structures]Befeuerung {f}
5+ Words
as high as a man {adj} [idiom] [as tall as a man]so groß wie ein Mann
idiom a mountain of a man [a very tall and strong guy]ein Brecher {m} von einem Mann [ugs.]
Taxa/Species (Animals, Plants, Fungi)
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