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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
First recorded in 1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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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
  • They'll have been down two days and should yield some good-sized ones.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman Albert Walter Tolman
  • A good-sized piece of carpet, a table, and what looks like a pudding dish to wash in.

  • He is a good-sized fish, at least I should say he was four pounds weight.

  • 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
  • good-sized vessels have been raised by these air-bags of late,” said Edgar.

    Under the Waves R M Ballantyne
  • 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
  • It's a good-sized box too, with a staple and padlock to keep the cover down.

British Dictionary definitions for good-sized


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