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Definition of "towering" []

  • Of imposing height. (adjective)
  • Outstanding; preeminent: a towering intellect. (adjective)
  • Very great or intense: a towering rage. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "towering" in a sentence
  • "He was certainly in what they call a towering rage."
  • "Poker has never been more fashionable than now, and the climactic scene, with its giant villain towering over Hoover Dam, is tailor-made for a Hollywood CGI extravaganza."
  • ""Do you see that mountain towering directly south of us?" he asked."