larger-than-life [lär′jər t̸han′līf′]
The definition of larger than life is someone or something that is so special, famous, well known or important that it takes on an image of being greater than others of is kind.adjective
An example of larger than life is an extremely famous band like the Beatles.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
greater, grander, etc. than most others of its kind
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Very impressive or imposing: “This is a person of surpassing integrity; a man of the utmost sincerity; somewhat larger than life” (Joyce Carol Oates).