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[goo d-sahyzd] /ˈgʊdˈsaɪzd/
of ample or large size; rather large for its kind:
a good-sized pumpkin.
Origin of good-sized
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There's also a good-sized swimming pool, health club and multi-cuisine restaurant.
  • Connelly is pumped because the candidates are crisscrossing the state and attracting good-sized crowds.
  • Unlike a regular boat, each houseboat has a full bathroom with hot and cold running water and good-sized shower.
  • Primarily known as a long board wave, this deep-water point break needs a good-sized swell in order to break.
  • Each attracted a good-sized audience that appeared to enjoy itself, and each concert had its virtues.
  • The narrator says if all of the president's lovers were organized, they would fill a good-sized hall.
  • Yesterday, the returning fisherman even had a good-sized eel to round out their catch.
  • Long-lived, drought-tolerant trees that can get good-sized but may take twenty years to do so.
  • These can be planted, but it will take several successive years to get good-sized heads.
  • All other counties, even though there may be good-sized cities within, are considered rural based on county population.
British Dictionary definitions for good-sized


quite large
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