larger-than-life

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larger-than-life

[lahr-jer-thuhn-lahyf]
adjective
exceedingly imposing, impressive, or memorable, especially in appearance or forcefulness: a larger-than-life leader.

Origin:
1945–50

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larger-than-life
 
adj
exceptionally striking or colourful

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Example sentences
It certainly has far fewer larger-than-life billionaires.
But the professor used to be a larger-than-life figure on whom the smitten
  student nurtured a quiet crush.
During his manic spells, he was overtaken by surges of larger-than-life emotion
  that ended up reflected in his poetry.
The murals reflect the glamour and larger-than-life character of display
  windows found in stores above the station.
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