adjective see man-size

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • man-sized — adj. 1. Calling for manly attributes; as, a man sized job. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Large enough to satisfy a man; as, a man sized piece of cake. [informal] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • man-sized — also man size adj [only before noun] 1.) large and considered suitable for a man ▪ a man sized breakfast ▪ man size tissues 2.) about the same size as a man ▪ man sized plants …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • man-sized — [ mæn ,saızd ] or man ,size adjective 1. ) very large, or larger than usual: a box of man sized tissues 2. ) as big as a man: a man sized puppet …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • man-sized — UK [ˈmæn ˌsaɪzd] / US or man size UK / US adjective 1) very large or larger than usual a box of man sized tissues 2) as big as a man a man sized puppet …   English dictionary

  • man-sized — man′ sized or man′ size adj. 1) inf big; generous: a man sized sandwich[/ex] 2) inf formidable: a man sized undertaking[/ex] • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • man-sized — /man suyzd /, adj. Informal. 1. large; big; generous: a man sized sandwich. 2. formidable: a man sized undertaking. Also, man size. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • man-sized — [man′sīzd΄] adj. Informal of a size fit for a man; large; big: also man size …   English World dictionary

  • man-sized — adjective 1. calling for the strength of a man a man sized job • Similar to: ↑manly, ↑manful, ↑manlike 2. very large; appropriate to the size of a man a man sized piece of cake • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • man-sized — /ˈmæn saɪzd/ (say man suyzd) adjective of a size or kind considered suitable for or appropriate to a man; large. Also, man size …   Australian English dictionary

  • man-sized — adjective a) Of a size suitable for a man; larger than normal b) That needs manly attributes, such as strength or endurance …   Wiktionary

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