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man-sized

(măn′sīzd′) also man-size (-sīz′)
adj.
1. Informal Very large: a man-sized piece of pie.
2. Calling for the strength traditionally attributed to a man: a man-sized job.

man-sized

adj
1. of a size appropriate for or convenient for a man
2. informal big; large

man′-sized`

or man′-size`,



adj.
1. big; generous: a man-sized sandwich.
2. formidable: a man-sized undertaking.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.man-sized - calling for the strength of a man; "a man-sized job"
manful, manlike, manly - possessing qualities befitting a man
2.man-sized - very large; appropriate to the size of a man; "a man-sized piece of cake"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
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"
Translations

man-sized

[ˈmænsaɪzd] ADJ
1. (lit) → de tamaño de hombre
2. (fig) → bien grande, grandote

man-sized

[ˈmænˌsaɪzd] adj (fig) → grande
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