Meaning of HEIGHT in English



BAD : She is a medium-height smartly-dressed woman.

GOOD : She is a smartly-dressed woman of medium height.

BAD : The police wish to interview an average height man with long black hair.

GOOD : The police wish to interview a man of average height with long black hair.


of medium/average height : 'The escaped prisoner is of medium-height and was last seen wearing a green tracksuit.'

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