king-size

adjective \ ˈkiŋ-ˌsīz \
variants: or king-sized play \ˈkiŋ-ˌsīzd\
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of king-size

1 :longer than the regular or standard size
  • a king-size cigarette
2 :unusually large
3 US, of a bed :having dimensions of approximately 76 by 80 inches (about 1.9 by 2.0 meters); also :of a size that fits a king-size bed
  • king-size sheets
— compare full-size, queen-size, twin-size

First Known Use of king-size

1909


KING-SIZE Defined for English Language Learners

king-size

adjective

Definition of king-size for English Language Learners

  • : extremely large

  • of a bed : having a size of 76 inches by 80 inches (about 1.9 by 2.0 meters)


KING-SIZE Defined for Kids

king-size

adjective \ ˈking-ˌsīz \
variants: or king-sized \-ˌsīzd\

Definition of king-size for Students

:unusually large
  • a king-size sandwich


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