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oversize

[adj. oh-ver-sahyz; n. oh-ver-sahyz] /adj. ˈoʊ vərˈsaɪz; n. ˈoʊ vərˌsaɪz/
adjective, Also, oversized
1.
of excessive size; unusually large:
an oversize cigar.
2.
of a size larger than is necessary or required.
noun
3.
something that is oversize; an oversize article or object.
4.
a size larger than the proper or usual size.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; over- + size1
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Examples from the web for oversize
  • The oversize ball hinge works as advertised, allowing the vac to move nimbly in any direction.
  • Later, the vaudeville duo beat each other with rubber chickens and dueled with oversize boxing gloves.
  • There are a few ways to get an oversize object through the skinny neck of a bottle.
  • Wrap an oversize blanket around some poles and you've got a comfy tipi.
  • Made of either translucent or opaque plastic, many have oversize openings with screw-on lids.
  • You'll get the look of a pricey oversize mirror without spending the cash.
  • First, they removed large portions of an existing lawn and oversize deck.
  • Now, new oversize windows and skylights invite in the sunshine.
  • After an ongoing renovation, the historic hotel and its oversize rooms remain low-key and ridiculously affordable.
  • Stalking through the forest, an early human hunter might have glimpsed an oversize ape through a thicket of bamboo.
British Dictionary definitions for oversize

oversize

adjective (ˌəʊvəˈsaɪz)
1.
Also oversized. larger than the usual size
noun (ˈəʊvəˌsaɪz)
2.
a size larger than the usual or proper size
3.
something that is oversize
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