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king-size

(kĭng′sīz′) or king-sized (-sīzd′)
adj.
1. Larger or longer than the usual or standard size: a king-size desk; king-size pretzels.
2. Very large in scope or intensity: a king-size headache.
3.
a. Measuring about 76 inches by 80 inches (1.9 meters by 2.0 meters). Used of a bed.
b. Being of a size that will fit such a bed: king-size fitted sheets.
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king-size

or

king-sized

adj
larger or longer than a standard size
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

king′-size`

or king′-sized`,



adj.
1. larger or longer than the usual size.
2. (of a bed) extra large, usu. 76–78 in. (193–198 cm) wide and 80–84 in. (203–213 cm) long.
3. of or for a king-size bed.
[1815–25]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.king-size - extra large; "a king-size bed"
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"
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Translations

king-size

king-sized [ˈkɪŋsaɪz(d)]
A. ADJ (gen) → tamaño gigante or familiar; [cigarette] → extra largo
B. CPD king-size(d) bed Ncama f de matrimonio extragrande
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

king-size

[ˈkɪŋˌsaɪz] king-sized [ˈkɪŋˌsaɪzd] adj (gen, object, bed) → king size inv, più grande del normale; (packet) → formato gigante inv; (cigarette) → king size, lungo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

king

(kiŋ) noun
1. a male ruler of a nation, who inherits his position by right of birth. He became king when his father died; King Charles III.
2. the playing-card with the picture of a king. I have two cards – the ten of spades and the king of diamonds.
3. the most important piece in chess.
ˈkingdom noun
1. a state having a king (or queen) as its head. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; He rules over a large kingdom.
2. any of the three great divisions of natural objects. the animal, vegetable and mineral kingdoms.
ˈkingly adjective
of, relating to, or suitable for a king. kingly robes; a kingly feast.
ˈkingliness noun
ˈkingfisher noun
a type of bird with brilliant blue feathers which feeds on fish.
ˈking-size(d) adjective
of a large size; larger than normal. a king-size(d) bed; king-size cigarettes.
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