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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