Definition of oversize
- oversize pillows
- an oversize shirt
the woman's oversize hat was blocking my view of the minister
a softball is an oversize and less densely stuffed baseball
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diminutive, half-pint, infinitesimal, little-bitty, microscopic (also microscopical), mini, miniature, minuscule, minute, pint-size (or pint-sized), pocket-size (also pocket-sized), pygmy, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee;
astronomical (also astronomic), bumper, cavernous, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), elephantine, enormous, galactic, gargantuan, gigantic, gross, herculean, heroic (also heroical), Himalayan, huge, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, major, mammoth, massive, monolithic, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, prodigious, staggering, stupendous, super, super-duper, supersized, titanic, tremendous, vast, vasty, walloping, whacking, whopping;
: larger than the normal size : very large
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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