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 Dictionary entry overview: What does towering mean? 

TOWERING (adjective)
  The adjective TOWERING has 1 sense:

1. of imposing height; especially standing out above others

  Familiarity information: TOWERING used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

TOWERING (adjective)

Sense 1towering [BACK TO TOP]


Of imposing height; especially standing out above others


towering; lofty; soaring; eminent

Context examples:

an eminent peak / lofty mountains / the soaring spires of the cathedral / towering icebergs


high ((literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like 'knee-high'))

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