Richards, who towered over his Dennehy when he appeared in court alongside her Monday, denies all charges.
She remembers attending parties with her teenage pals, who towered over her in her chair.
He was a tall boy anyway, but the extra year made it so that he towered over his new classmates.
Old English torr, from Latin turris "high structure" (cf. Old French tor, 11c.; Spanish, Italian torre "tower"), possibly from a pre-Indo-European Mediterranean language. Also borrowed separately 13c. as tour, from Old French tur. The modern spelling first recorded in 1520s. Meaning "lofty pile or mass" is recorded from mid-14c.
c.1400; see tower (n.). Related: Towered; towering.