queen-size
adjective Date: 1959 1. having dimensions of approximately 60 by 80 inches (about 1.5 by 2.0 meters) — used of a bed; compare full-size, king-size, twin-size 2. of a size that fits a queen-size bed <
a queen-size sheet
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  • queen-size — queen′ size or queen′ sized adj. 1) fur (of a bed) larger than a double bed, but smaller than king size, usu. 60 in. (152 cm) wide and 80 in. (203 cm) long 2) fur of or for a queen size bed 3) clo of a size larger than average (often used as a… …   From formal English to slang

  • queen-size — adj a queen size bed, sheet etc is a bed for two people that is larger than the standard size →↑double bed, ↑king size, ↑single1 (6) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • queen-size — queen ,size adjective a queen size bed is for two people and is wider than an ordinary double bed but not as wide as a king size bed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • queen-size — ☆ queen size [kwēn′sīz΄ ] adj. larger than usual, but smaller than king size [a queen size bed is 60 by 80 in] …   English World dictionary

  • queen-size — adjective (used especially of beds) not as large as king size a queen sized bed • Syn: ↑queen sized • Similar to: ↑large, ↑big * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : having dimension …   Useful english dictionary

  • queen-size — /kween suyz /, adj. 1. (of a bed) larger than a double bed, but smaller than king size, usually 60 in. (152 cm) wide and 80 in. (203 cm) long. 2. pertaining to or made for a queen size bed: queen size blankets. Cf. full size, king size, twin size …   Universalium

  • queen-size — adjective a) Pertaining to a larger than average dress, blouse, skirt, pant or stocking size for women If you have a queen size bed, youll need some queen size sheets to go on it, and maybe a queen size comforter as well. b) Pertaining to a bed… …   Wiktionary

  • queen-size — also queen sized ADJ: ADJ n A queen size bed is larger than a double bed, but smaller than a king size bed …   English dictionary

  • queen-size — adjective especially AmE a queen size bed, sheet etc is larger than the standard size for a bed for two people compare double bed, king­size, single 1 (4) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • queen-size — UK / US adjective a queen size bed is for two people and is wider than an ordinary double bed but not as wide as a king size bed …   English dictionary

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