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oversize

[ adjective oh-ver-sahyz; noun oh-ver-sahyz ]
/ adjective ˈoʊ vərˈsaɪz; noun ˈoʊ vərˌsaɪz /
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adjective Also o·ver·sized .
of excessive size; unusually large: an oversize cigar.
of a size larger than is necessary or required.
noun
something that is oversize; an oversize article or object.
a size larger than the proper or usual size.
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Origin of oversize

First recorded in 1605–15; over- + size1
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British Dictionary definitions for oversize

oversize

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