What is another word for larger-than-life?

Synonyms for larger-than-life

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term larger-than-life.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. epic, heroic, larger-than-lifeadjective

    very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)

    "an epic voyage"; "of heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture"

    heroical, epical, epic, heroic, desperate, grand, expansive

    small, little

How to pronounce larger-than-life?

How to say larger-than-life in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency


How to use larger-than-life in a sentence?

  1. Vince Gilligan:

    Over the course of fifteen years, two TV shows and one movie, Albuquerque has been wonderful to us. I wanted to return the favor and give something back, these larger-than-life bronzes of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman exist thanks to the generosity of Sony Pictures Television and the artistry of sculptor Trevor Grove, and I love Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. It makes me happy to picture Walter White and Jesse Pinkman gracing The Duke City for decades to come, attracting busloads of tourists.

  2. Gary Gold:

    There’s only one Hef, but this person will be larger than life, that wouldn’t surprise me.

  3. Lukas Nelson:

    Ultimately the only thing that [ brings ] successful entertainers together is just complete dedication and hard work and focus -- focus on their craft, so to put someone on a pedestal as being more than life -- larger than life -- is a mistake when you're hanging out with them because then people feel like they have a pressure to sort of be someone that they're not when they're with you. Most people just want to be able to relax and not have to talk about themselves.

  4. David Madden:

    Gordon Ramsay is not only one of the biggest names in the culinary world, but Gordon Ramsay expertise, combined with Gordon Ramsay larger-than-life personality, also make for genuine event television.

  5. Bruno Dumont:

    The carnival is a real tradition in the North. What you have to do is look under these characters who are larger than life, cinema is a metaphor. So what is local becomes a metaphor. So I don't see a problem in making a very French film that at the same time, because it is very French, will become an international film.

Translations for larger-than-life

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for larger-than-life »


Find a translation for the larger-than-life synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"larger-than-life." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 27 Sep. 2022. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/larger-than-life>.

Discuss these larger-than-life synonyms with the community:


    Are we missing a good synonym for larger-than-life?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a human thesaurus?

    Which of the following terms is not a synonym of "spread out"?
    • A. circularise
    • B. concentrated
    • C. unfold
    • D. dissipate

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for larger-than-life: