oversize

[ adjective oh-ver-sahyz; noun oh-ver-sahyz ]
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adjectiveAlso o·ver·sized .
  1. of excessive size; unusually large: an oversize cigar.

  2. of a size larger than is necessary or required.

noun
  1. something that is oversize; an oversize article or object.

  2. a size larger than the proper or usual size.

Origin of oversize

1
First recorded in 1605–15; over- + size1

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British Dictionary definitions for oversize

oversize

adjective(ˌəʊvəˈsaɪz)
  1. Also: oversized larger than the usual size

noun(ˈəʊvəˌsaɪz)
  1. a size larger than the usual or proper size

  2. something that is oversize

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