king–size

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adjective \ˈkiŋ-ˌsīz\
variants: or

king–sized

play \ˈkiŋ-ˌsīzd\

Definition of king–size

  1. 1 :  longer than the regular or standard size a king–size cigarette

  2. 2 :  unusually large

  3. 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

1942

First Known Use of king–size

1942


KING–SIZE Defined for English Language Learners

king–size

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adjective \ˈkiŋ-ˌsīz\

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

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adjective \ˈking-ˌsīz\
variants: or

king–sized

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Definition of king–size for Students

  1. :  unusually large a king-size sandwich


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