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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. 2018.
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  • Let the leatherist guard his premises with a good-sized Black—and tan.

  • Barzilla was part owner of a good-sized summer hotel at Wellmouth Neck.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Anyhow, we had a good-sized congregation under us in less than no time.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Wrayton was the county-seat, a good-sized town five miles from Mayberry.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • They had a spyglass, and a good-sized dory was ready for launching.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Could you send along a good-sized photo of him, in uniform if possible?

    The Island Mystery George A. Birmingham
  • In a good-sized room of the ground-floor Atlee found the prince awaiting him.

    Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
  • You may have to dip it into the borax once or twice more to get a good-sized bead.

    Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
British Dictionary definitions for good-sized


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