economy size

economy-size

[ih-kon-uh-mee-sahyz]
adjective
1.
larger in size and costing less per unit of measurement than a smaller size: an economy-size box of soap flakes.
2.
smaller in size and costing less: economy-size cars.
Also, economy-sized.


Origin:
1945–50

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