king-size

[king-sahyz]
adjective
1.
larger or longer than the usual size.
2.
(of a bed) extra large, usually measuring between 76 and 78 inches (193 and 198 cm) wide and between 80 and 84 inches (203 and 213 cm) long.
3.
pertaining to or made for a king-size bed: king-size sheets.
4.
(of a cigarette) extra long, in contrast to the standard length.
5.
very large, important, or serious; major: a king-size job.
Also, king-sized.
Compare queen-size for 1-3; for 2, 3.


Origin:
1815–25

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king-size or king-sized
 
adj
larger or longer than a standard size
 
king-sized or king-sized
 
adj

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Example sentences
Don't worry-you won't need a giant oven for this king-size tart.
The rewards could be as king-size as the vehicles' cabs.
Their beverage of preference is a king-size bottle of beer.
In-room amenities depend on the style of room and can include a whirlpool tub,
  private balcony and a king-size bed.
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