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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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  • So extensively is the Gladiolus grown at the present time that enough to fill a good-sized bed can be bought for a small sum.

    Amateur Gardencraft Eben E. Rexford
  • Let the leatherist guard his premises with a good-sized Black—and tan.

  • A good-sized piece of carpet, a table, and what looks like a pudding dish to wash in.

  • Anyhow, we had a good-sized congregation under us in less than no time.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • It was a good-sized wine-cellar, with very little wine in it; only one full bin could I discover.

    Dead Men Tell No Tales E. W. Hornung
  • Wrayton was the county-seat, a good-sized town five miles from Mayberry.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • One good-sized log will carry your weight easily, but a small one will sink beneath you.

    On the Trail Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
  • There were also a number of good-sized vessels and smaller craft.

    The Land of the Long Night Paul du Chaillu
British Dictionary definitions for good-sized


quite large
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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