- Also out·sized. being unusually or abnormally large, heavy, extensive, etc.: a rack of outsize dresses; an outsize puppy; pampering an outsize ego.
Origin of outsize
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Contemporary Examples of outsized
The daily message of that outsized shield to Ramos was that just wearing the NYPD inform can make you a target.In The Shadow of Murdered Cops
December 26, 2014
Due to its centrality, the Salt Lake field plays an outsized role in terms of strange petroleum events in the city.The Fiery Underground Oil Pit Eating L.A.
December 6, 2014
Lebanon has often garnered an outsized level of international attention compared to its small size.Beirut Letter: In Lebanon, Fighting ISIS With Culture and Satire
September 22, 2014
Love them or hate them, breast implants play an outsized role in the Venezuelan national psyche.Venezuela Now Has Toilet Paper but No Breast Implants
September 16, 2014
If they lose, women will have played decisive and outsized roles in their defeats.What Do Women Want? Not the GOP
September 8, 2014
Historical Examples of outsized
He tugged at an outsized foot dangling over the side of an upper bunk.Stand by for Mars!
Mimi, in her outsized blazer and track pants, touched him on his bare shoulder.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town
She pulled off her slippers, climbed on the outsized divan which passed here for a bunk, and stretched out.Legacy
James H Schmitz
All over the colony, men stopped work to see if the jet barge would handle the outsized lift.The Space Pioneers
He typed quickly and another machine, sealed and mammoth like an outsized photocopier, started to grunt and churn.Makers
- Also: outsized very large or larger than normaloutsize tomatoes
- something outsize, such as a garment or person
- (modifier) relating to or dealing in outsize clothesan outsize shop