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queen-size(kwēn′sīz′) also queen-sized (-sīzd′)
1. Extra large in size: queen-size pantyhose.
a. Measuring about 60 inches by 80 inches (1.5 meters by 2.0 meters). Used of a bed.
b. Being of a size that will fit such a bed: queen-size fitted sheets.
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(Furniture) (of a bed, etc) larger or longer than normal size but smaller or shorter than king-size
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. (of a bed) larger than a double bed, but smaller than king-size, usu. 60 in. (152 cm) wide and 80 in. (203 cm) long.
2. of or for a queen-size bed.
3. of a size larger than average (often used as a euphemism).
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|Adj.||1.||queen-size - (used especially of beds) not as large as king-size; "a queen-sized 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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