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outsize Line breaks: out|size
Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtsʌɪz/

Definition of outsize in English:


(also outsized) Exceptionally large: an outsize bed her outsized glasses
More 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, very large, great, giant, colossal, massive, mammoth, vast, immense, tremendous, monumental, prodigious, mountainous, monstrous, elephantine, king-sized, king-size, gargantuan, Herculean, Brobdingnagian, substantial, extensive, hefty, bulky, weighty, heavy, gross
informal mega, monster, whopping, whopping great, thumping, thumping great, humongous, jumbo, hulking, bumper, astronomical
British informal whacking, whacking great, ginormous
informal porky, pudgy, tubby, blubbery, poddy
British informal fubsy
North American informal lard-assed
archaic pursy
rare abdominous


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An exceptionally large person or thing, especially a garment.

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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