oversize

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adjective over·size \ ˌō-vər-ˈsīz \
variants: or oversized play \ˌō-vər-ˈsīzd\

Definition of oversize

:being of more than standard or ordinary size
  • oversize pillows
  • an oversize shirt

Examples of oversize in a Sentence

  1. the woman's oversize hat was blocking my view of the minister

  2. a softball is an oversize and less densely stuffed baseball

Recent Examples of oversize from the Web

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First Known Use of oversize

circa 1834


OVERSIZE Defined for English Language Learners

oversize

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adjective

Definition of oversize for English Language Learners

  • : larger than the normal size : very large


OVERSIZE Defined for Kids

oversize

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adjective over·size \ ˌō-vər-ˈsīz \
variants: or oversized \-ˈsīzd\

Definition of oversize for Students

:larger than the usual or normal size
  • an oversize package


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