twin-size

adjective
\ ˈtwin-ˈsīz How to pronounce twin-size (audio) \

Definition of twin-size

US, of a bed : having dimensions of 39 by 75 inches (about 1.0 by 1.9 meters) also : of a size that fits a twin-size bed twin-size sheets — compare full-size, king-size, queen-size

First Known Use of twin-size

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for twin-size

twin bed

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The first known use of twin-size was in 1926

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“Twin-size.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twin-size. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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twin-size

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of twin-size

US, of a bed : having a size of 39 inches by 75 inches (about 1.0 by 1.9 meters)

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