Definition of outsize in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌoutˈsīz/


(also outsized)
Exceptionally large.
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.
huge, oversized, enormous, gigantic, very big/large, great, giant, colossal, massive, mammoth, vast, immense, tremendous, monumental, prodigious, mountainous, king-sized, economy-size(d)
informal mega, monster, humongous, jumbo, bumper, ginormous
very large, big, massive, fat, corpulent, stout, heavy, plump, portly, ample, bulky
informal pudgy, tubby, zaftig


An exceptionally large person or thing, especially a garment made to measurements larger than the standard.

Words that rhyme with outsize

advise, apprise, apprize, arise, assize, capsize, chastise, comprise, demise, despise, devise, downsize, excise, flies, guise, incise, low-rise, misprize, previse, prise, prize, remise, revise, rise, size, surmise, surprise, uprise, wise

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Syllabification: out·size

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