outsize


1out·size

noun \ˈat-ˌsīz\

Definition of OUTSIZE

:  an unusual size; especially :  a size larger than the standard

First Known Use of OUTSIZE

1845

2outsize

adjective \-ˌsīzd\

: very large in size

Full Definition of OUTSIZE

1
:  unusually large or heavy
2
:  exaggerated or extravagant in size or degree

Variants of OUTSIZE

outsize also out·sized \-ˌsīzd\

Examples of OUTSIZE

  1. <an outsize cat who weighs 25 pounds>
  2. <she likes to make dramatic appearances wearing her trademark outsize sunglasses>

First Known Use of OUTSIZE

1880

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