larger-than-life

[lahr-jer-thuh n-lahyf]

adjective

exceedingly imposing, impressive, or memorable, especially in appearance or forcefulness: a larger-than-life leader.

Nearby words

  1. largely,
  2. largemouth bass,
  3. largen,
  4. largeness,
  5. larger,
  6. largess,
  7. largesse,
  8. largest,
  9. larghetto,
  10. largish

Origin of larger-than-life

First recorded in 1945–50

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British Dictionary definitions for larger-than-life

larger-than-life

adjective

exceptionally striking or colourful
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