oversize


oversize
[[t]o͟ʊvə(r)saɪz[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n
Oversize or oversized things are too big, or much bigger than usual.

She brought out the oversize white sweater she had worn at school.

...an oversized bed.


English dictionary. 2008.

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