larger-than-life

[ lahr-jer-thuh n-lahyf ]
/ ˈlɑr dʒər ðənˈlaɪf /

adjective

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

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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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