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2.
a difficult task, or assignment
Getting people to accept a compromise in a polarized forum like that before the vacation is a tall order.
by The Return of Light Joker December 26, 2011
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1.
an assignment or task which is difficult or seems impossible to accomplish.
completing that paper and submitting it on time proved to be a tall order, since I only had less than a week to do it...that's the last time I leave anything until the last minute!
by Polo May 01, 2007
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3.
1. A seemingly impossible task.

2. Any of various customer-specified coffee or coffee-related drinks whose names are usually as long or longer than this definition.
1. Three final projects in five days? That's one hell of a tall order.

2. "Oh, I'd like a Triple-score Double Half-Diamond Sparkling Choco-caramel Machiatto-Mocha Mixed Shot with Extra Twice-whipped Cream!" What a faggot, trying to sound all high and mighty with his gay-ass drink.
by Imeyo Ueshei Tweyouthey June 29, 2009
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