Definition of towering adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtaʊərɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaʊərɪŋ//
    [only before noun]
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  1. 1extremely tall or high and therefore impressive towering cliffs
  2. 2of extremely high quality a towering performance
  3. 3(of emotions) extremely strong a towering rage
  4. Extra examples The building erupted in a towering inferno. The coastline consists of wild, towering cliffs. The library was filled with rows of towering bookcases.
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