\ˈfu̇l-ˌsīz \

Definition of full-size 

1 : having the usual or normal size of its kind a full-size keyboard

2 US, of a bed : having the dimensions 54 by 75 inches (about 1.4 by 1.9 meters) also : of a size to fit a full-size bed full-size sheets — compare king-size, queen-size, twin-size

3 US, of a vehicle : relatively large in size especially, of a sedan : having four doors and seating for up to six Not too long ago, everyone, and we mean everyone, from Elvis to your Aunt Bea drove a big, powerful full-size American car. … — Scott Oldham

First Known Use of full-size

1772, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of full-size

: having the same size as the original

of a bed : having a size of 54 inches by 75 inches (about 1.4 by 1.9 meters)

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