king-size king-size king-sized king-sizedadj. 1. extra large; as, a king-size bed. [WordNet sense 1] [WordNet 1.5]

Note: A king-size bed is the largest size generally sold commercially; it is larger than a {queen-size}, which in turn is larger than a {full-size} (or double) bed, and that in turn is larger than a {twin-size} (or single) bed. The mattress for a king-size bed is typically about 76 inches wide and 80 inches long. [PJC]

2. Of or pertaining to a king-size bed; suitable for a king-size bed; as, a king-size bedcover. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • king-size — ˈking size also ˈking sized adjective [only before a noun] the largest available size of a particular product: • The duty system greatly favours the king size brands of cigarette. * * * king size UK US /ˈkɪŋsaɪz/ adjective (also king sized) ► …   Financial and business terms

  • king-size — /king suyz /, adj. 1. larger or longer than the usual size. 2. (of a bed) extra large, usually measuring between 76 and 78 in. (193 and 198 cm) wide and between 80 and 84 in. (203 and 213 cm) long. Cf. full size, queen size, twin size. 3.… …   Universalium

  • king-size — adj also king sized 1.) very large, and usually the largest size of something ▪ a king size bed ▪ king sized cigarettes 2.) informal very big, strong, or extreme ▪ a king size headache …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • king size — king si·ze loc.agg.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} di dimensioni più grandi del normale: confezione king size, sigarette king size {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1963. ETIMO: comp. di king 1re e size misura, taglia …   Dizionario italiano

  • king-size — king′ size or king′ sized adj. 1) cvb larger or longer than the usual size 2) fur (of a bed) extra large, usu. 76–78 in. (193–198 cm) wide and 80–84 in. (203–213 cm) long 3) cvb fur of or for a king size bed • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • king-size — [ kiŋ ,saız ] or king sized [ kıŋ ,saızd ] adjective bigger than usual: a king size bed a. very large: a big man with a king sized ego …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • king-size — UK / US or king sized UK [ˈkɪŋ ˌsaɪzd] / US adjective a) bigger than usual a king size bed b) very large a big man with a king sized ego …   English dictionary

  • king-size — (izg. kȉng sȃjz) prid. DEFINICIJA term. koji je duži i veći od standarda [king size cigarete] ETIMOLOGIJA engl.: kraljevska veličina …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • king-size — ☆ king size [kiŋ′sīz΄ ] adj. larger than the regular kind [a king size bed is 76 by 80 in]: also king sized …   English World dictionary

  • king-size — /kin(g)&saiz, ingl. ˈkɪŋˌsaɪz/ [loc. ingl., propr. «misura regale», comp. di king «re» e size «misura, dimensione»] loc. agg. inv. enorme, grande, large (ingl.), extra large (ingl.) CONTR. normale, standard (ingl.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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