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(kĭng′sīz′) or king-sized (-sīzd′)
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.
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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Adj.1.king-sized - 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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The bird of prey swooped down to snatch the king-sized meal from a pond in the Cairngorms National Park.
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