What does the word stature mean?

  • The height of a person.

  • Height of an animal from top of head to soles of feet.

  • The height of the human figure. The following table exhibits the results of several admeasurements, with the heights of some of the monkey species, on the authority of Mr. Lawrence.

Usage examples for stature

  1. Why art thou less in stature? – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  2. In the joy of his own increased stature he had never dreamed that like processes of Nature produce like results. – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger
  3. She seemed to me tall- but a child cannot judge stature well except by comparison. – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard

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