outsize


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out·size

 (out′sīz′)
n.
1. An unusual size, especially a very large size.
2. A garment of unusual size.
adj. also out·sized (-sīzd′)
Unusually large, weighty, or extensive.

outsize

(ˈaʊtˌsaɪz)
adj
Also: outsized very large or larger than normal: outsize tomatoes.
n
1. something outsize, such as a garment or person
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (modifier) relating to or dealing in outsize clothes: an outsize shop.

out•size

(ˈaʊtˌsaɪz)

n.
1. an uncommon or irregular size, esp. one larger than average.
2. a garment of such a size.
adj.
3. Also, out′sized`. being unusually or abnormally large.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outsize - an unusual garment size (especially one that is very large)
size - the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing); "he wears a size 13 shoe"
Adj.1.outsize - larger than normal for its kind
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"

outsize

outsized
adjective
1. huge, great, large, giant, massive, enormous, monster, immense, mega (slang), jumbo (informal), gigantic, monumental, mammoth, bulky, colossal, mountainous, oversized, stupendous, gargantuan, fuck-off (offensive taboo slang), elephantine, ginormous (informal), Brobdingnagian, humongous or humungous (U.S. slang) An outsize teddy bear sat on the bed.
huge baby, tiny, pocket, mini, dwarf, micro, undersized
2. extra-large, large, generous, ample, roomy Often outsize clothes are made from cheap fabric.
Translations
nadměrně veliký
i stor størrelseoverdimensioneret
liian suuri
prevelik
rendkívüli méretű
óvenjustór
特大の
특대의
labai didelio numerio
īpaši lielspārlieku liels
extra stor storlek
ที่ใหญ่เป็นพิเศษ
ngoại cỡ

outsize

[ˈaʊtsaɪz] ADJ [clothes] → de talla muy grande; (= huge) → enorme

outsize

[ˌaʊtˈsaɪz] adj
(= very big) [object] → énorme
[clothes] → grande taille inv

outsize

[ˈaʊtˌsaɪz] adj (gen) → gigante; (clothes) → per taglie forti
outsize department → reparto taglie forti

outsize

(ˈautsaiz) adjective
(for people who are) bigger than usual. outsize clothes.

outsize

أكْبَرُ مِنَ الْـمَقَاسِ الْعَادِيّ nadměrně veliký overdimensioneret übergroß υπερμεγέθης enorme liian suuri trop grand prevelik enorme 特大の 특대의 extra groot ekstra stor o nietypowych dużych rozmiarach enorme нестандартный extra stor storlek ที่ใหญ่เป็นพิเศษ bedenine göre büyük ngoại cỡ 特大的
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