oversized
adjective see oversize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • oversized — UK US /ˈəʊvəsaɪzd/ adjective (also oversize) ► bigger than usual: »The store specializes in oversized clothing. »It is less expensive to send oversized mail through distribution companies than through the postal service. ► too big: »More and more …   Financial and business terms

  • oversized — UK [ˈəʊvə(r)ˌsaɪzd] / US [ˈoʊvərˌsaɪzd] or oversize UK [ˈəʊvə(r)ˌsaɪz] / US [ˈoʊvərˌsaɪz] adjective much larger than usual oversized books/pillows/furniture a) used about clothes that are designed to look large b) used about things that you think …   English dictionary

  • oversized — [ˈəʊvəˌsaɪzd] or oversize [ˈəʊvəˌsaɪz] adj much larger than usual Ant: undersized …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • oversized — (also oversize) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ bigger than the usual size …   English terms dictionary

  • oversized — over|sized 〈[oʊvə(r)saızd] Adj.; undekl.〉 übergroß, größer als die erforderliche Kleidergröße ● einen Pullover oversized tragen [engl., „übergroß“] * * * over|sized [ oʊvɐsa̮izd ] <Adj.> [engl. oversized = übergroß, zu: over = über u. size …   Universal-Lexikon

  • oversized — o|ver|sized [ ,ouvər saızd ] or o|ver|size [ ,ouvər saız ] adjective much larger than usual: oversized books/pillows/furniture a. used about clothes that are designed to look large b. used about things that you think are larger than they should… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • oversized — adj. Oversized is used with these nouns: ↑shirt, ↑sweater, ↑T shirt …   Collocations dictionary

  • oversized — o|ver|sized 〈[oʊvə(r)saızd] Adj.; undekl.〉 übergroß, größer als die erforderliche Kleidergröße; einen Pullover oversized tragen [Etym.: engl., »übergroß«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • oversized — o|ver|sized [ˌəuvəˈsaızd US ˌouvər ] adj also o|ver|size [ ˈsaız] bigger than usual or too big ▪ an oversized jacket …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • oversized — adjective very large; especially of something larger than normal for its type …   Wiktionary

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