Share this entry

Share this page


Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtsaɪz/
Pronunciation: /-d/
(especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) out-sized

Translation of outsize in Spanish:


  • 1.1 [Clothing/Indumentaria] de talla or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) talle gigante 1.2 (very large) gigantesco, enorme
    Example sentences
    • A larger frame woman would be more flattered by muted plaid, and no one really looks terrific in a completely outsized plaid.
    • What got most of the attention though was his large mouth and exceptionally outsized front teeth.
    • Over time, the imperial tented bed became an outsized symbol of the Empire style's most recognizable design.

Definition of outsize in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day arpa
harp …
Cultural fact of the day

Radio broadcasting in Spain began in the 1920s. The state-run Radio Nacional de España (RNE) was established during the Civil War. There are many private radio stations and they compete fiercely. Radio personalities are paid huge salaries, out of which they employ the staff for their programs.