US, of a bed : having dimensions of approximately 60 by 80 inches (about 1.5 by 2.0 meters)
also : of a size that fits a queen-size bed
a queen-size sheet
compare full-size, king-size, twin-size

Examples of queen-size in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If your bed is due for an upgrade, consider grabbing this Zinus queen-size mattress while it’s slashed from $525 to $249 — a stellar deal for a mattress. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 4 Feb. 2024 The eTH also has a spacious living room which can also be converted into a bedroom with a queen-size bed and a closet. Kurt Knutsson, Cyberguy Report, Fox News, 3 Feb. 2024 At under $200 for a queen-size set, this is still one of the most expensive options on our list. Kathleen Felton, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Jan. 2024 Currently, the one-bedroom patio suites, which have fireplaces, separate living rooms, and expansive outdoor seating areas, are the largest rooms; some have two queen-size beds, others one king. Jeff Chu, Travel + Leisure, 25 Jan. 2024 These days, there’s a loft bed for the middle child (with toy storage and a play area underneath it), a single bed for their oldest, a crib for the baby, and a queen-size bed for the parents. Laura Fenton, Curbed, 23 Jan. 2024 The median range for a queen-size comforter is $200 to $250. Andrea Wurzburger, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Nov. 2023 The bedroom has enough space for a queen-size bed; the bathroom has a double vanity and a soaking tub that sits under backyard-facing windows. Angela Serratore, New York Times, 10 Jan. 2024 In the vehicle’s cabin, the dinette can be converted into a double bed, while the rear seating can be turned into a queen-size bed. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 9 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of queen-size was in 1959

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“Queen-size.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition


: having a size of about 60 inches by 80 inches (about 1.5 by 1.9 meters)
a queen-size bed
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