Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to tallboy: Tallboy bomb
n. Chiefly British
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Furniture) a high chest of drawers made in two sections and placed one on top of the other; chest-on-chest
2. (Building) a fitting on the top of a chimney to prevent downdraughts
[C18: from tall + boy]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a. a highboy.
b. a chest-on-chest.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
2. A double chest of drawers, with one section standing on top of the other.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||tallboy - a tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs|
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
tallboy[ˈtɔːlbɔɪ] N (Brit) → cómoda f alta
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
tallboy[ˈtɔːlbɔɪ] n (British) → grande commode ftall order n → gageure ftall ship n → grand voilier mtall story tall tale n → histoire f à dormir debout
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995