Examples of towering in a sentence
He flew into a towering rage.
<the towering mountain peaks of the Rockies>
First Known Use of towering
TOWERING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of towering for English Language Learners
: very tall
: very powerful or intense
: very great or impressive
TOWERING Defined for Kids
Definition of towering for Students
1 : rising high : tall <Another match … illuminated a massive, towering, teetering pile of … soup bowls. — Kate DiCamillo, The Tale of Despereaux>
2 : very powerful or intense <a towering rage>
3 : going beyond proper bounds <towering ambition>
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