Examples of outsize in a Sentence
an outsize cat who weighs 25 pounds
she likes to make dramatic appearances wearing her trademark outsize sunglasses
Recent Examples of outsize from the Web
Buffalo Billion’ after a signature economic-development initiative of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat running for a third term, took on outsize political importance.
Celebrity is a hallowed but haunting domain, and Beyoncé’s fans are not alone in their acute attachment to—and ardent defense of—an artist of outsize cultural importance.
Justice Kennedy has had outsize importance on LGBT rights, writing majority opinions in all the signal decisions issued by the court in the last two decades.
Hero movies, and the comic books that inspire them, have always had outsize importance for underdogs.
On Friday, for example, banks like JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup reported outsize double-digit earnings in the second quarter.
There were tabloid tales about his outsize ego, his gambling, his flagrant infidelities.
Emanuel said he had not initially expected to meet with Wang, an adviser of Chinese President Xi Jinping who is believed to have an outsize influence on foreign policy.
The mountain man’s already outsize legend only grew after his death, culminating in a TV show that ran in 1977-78.
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OUTSIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outsize for English Language Learners
: very large in size
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