plus-size


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plus-size

(plŭs′sīz′)
adj.
1. Relating to or being an extra large or oversize clothing size, especially one for women's clothing.
2. Wearing clothing of this size: a plus-size model.

plus′-size′ n.
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.
Translations

plus-size

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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