outsize


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
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
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

outsize

[ˌaʊtˈsaɪz] adj
(= very big) [object] → énorme
[clothes] → grande taille inv
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

outsize

[ˈaʊtˌsaɪz] adj (gen) → gigante; (clothes) → per taglie forti
outsize department → reparto taglie forti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

outsize

(ˈautsaiz) adjective
(for people who are) bigger than usual. outsize clothes.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in classic literature ?
The Good Sport was, so to speak, an outsize in Good Sports.
Summary: Armed with outsize bouquets, they have been 'wishing her the best' for the elections
The deviations - often delivering outsize profits to traders - will become tougher for two reasons.
As the US-China trade war keeps escalating, the economies of the small countries which are heavily integrated into the global supply chain are reported to be more vulnerable and might face an outsize hit caused by global trade disruption, according to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
OKARA -- The owners of a printing press manhandled the municipal staff and policemen and snatched away outsize banners recovered from their shop during a raid here the other day.
Texas could have an outsize say in who moves forward in the presidential campaign as the state holds its Democratic and Republican primaries Tuesday.
Our success in meeting MP Holland's brief really demonstrates Ruslan International's credentials as leaders in heavy and outsize air cargo." Sander Rothert, operations director and co-owner of MP Holland, said: "We are delighted that we were able to complete this mission in spite of challenges posed by the weight of the cargo, as well as time restrictions.
New York: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government marks its first year in office on Tuesday, American media has taken a critical view of his accomplishments, saying his flagship 'Make in India' drive is "so far mostly hype", job growth remains sluggish amid "outsize expectations".
Equipment used in hydrocarbon exploration is the current dominant heavyweight load for many specialists in outsize cargo.
When I was 50 - goodbye to all the lads, it's outsize knickers now and Tena Lady pads!
"The transportation of outsize cargo requires great expertise and planning," said Peter Scholten, VP Commercial at Saudi Airlines Cargo.