altitudinous altitudinous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) indefinitely high; lofty

Usage(s):

  1. Venetian by birth and rococo by temperament, the 18th century master loved to loft dangling goddesses, altitudinous angels and rafters of neck-craning cherubs.
  2. Example from Joyce: ''The Ondt was a welltall fellow, raumybult and abelboobied, bynear saw altitudinous wee a schelling in kopfers.
  3. Those who could meet Szell's altitudinous standards, though, found him a helpful colleague and an artistic inspiration.

News

  • The Residences, Hopcat will benefit downtown E.L.

    Cron Management is well underway to bringing an altitudinous twist to the typical East Lansing apartment with the construction of a ten story building. As construction continues, The Residences, 211 Ann St., are set to be completed by August just in time for fall move-in. Cron Management Manager and Associate Broker Julie Barrett-Horan declined to give detail on the progress of the construction.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: The State News

Quotes

  • "These are altitudinous stakes," writes Bob Ryan in the Boston Globe. "We're way beyond the Ichiro stage. : Do they now have a choice? Not really. They have made this commitment, and they must follow through. They will overpay Daisuke...
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Bob Ryan Source: Wall Street Journal

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