life-size

adjective
\ ˈlīf-ˈsīz How to pronounce life-size (audio) \
variants: or life-sized \ ˈlīf-​ˈsīzd How to pronounce life-sized (audio) \

Definition of life-size

: of natural size : of the size of the original a life-size statue

First Known Use of life-size

1813, in the meaning defined above

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“Life-size.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/life-size. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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life-size

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How to pronounce life-size (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of life-size

: having the same size as a real person or thing

life-size

adjective
\ ˈlīf-ˈsīz \
variants: or life-sized \ -​ˈsīzd \

Kids Definition of life-size

: of natural size : having the same size as the original a life-size portrait

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