- an extra-large size category of clothing, especially for women.
- a garment or person of this size.
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Examples from the Web for plus-size
In brief defense of Calvin Klein, the fashion designer never called Delbasio “plus-size”—at least not exactly.
It can be bad enough to have your clothes described in the decidedly unsexy way as “plus-size.”
In the weird world of fashion, that means she is deemed ‘plus-size.’
Removing distinctions like “plus-size” would get her and millions of other women closer to that level of acceptance.
The term “plus-size” causes anger because the distinction inherently shames the woman concerned—and it gets worse.