Definition of imposing
: impressive in size, bearing, dignity, or grandeur
imposinglyplay \-ziŋ-lē\ adverb
Examples of imposing in a sentence
He's an imposing man with a powerful voice.
<the president of the bank is exactly the sort of imposing figure that one might expect>
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Synonym Discussion of imposing
IMPOSING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of imposing for English Language Learners
: very large or impressive
IMPOSING Defined for Kids
Definition of imposing for Students
: impressive because of size, dignity, or magnificence <The Army of Glinda the Good looked very grand and imposing … — L. Frank Baum, The Marvelous Land of Oz>
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