plus-size

adjective
\ ˈpləs-ˈsīz How to pronounce plus-size (audio) \
variants: or less commonly plus-sized \ ˈpləs-​ˈsīzd How to pronounce plus-sized (audio) \

Definition of plus-size

of clothing
: extra large plus-size apparel sometimes used of a persona plus-size woman

First Known Use of plus-size

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Plus-size.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plus-size. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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