queen-size

or queen-sized

[ kween-sahyz ]
/ ˈkwinˌsaɪz /

adjective

(of a bed) larger than a double bed, but smaller than king-size, usually 60 inches (152 centimeters) wide and 80 inches (203 centimeters) long.
pertaining to or made for a queen-size bed: queen-size blankets.
of a size larger than average; often used as a euphemism: a store specializing in queen-size clothing.

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Origin of queen-size

First recorded in 1955–60; by analogy with king-size
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Example sentences from the Web for queen-size

  • The Lunar Bed holds a queen-size mattress resting on a six-foot-tall platform with an enclosed dome glass ceiling.

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British Dictionary definitions for queen-size

queen-size

queen-sized


adjective

(of a bed, etc) larger or longer than normal size but smaller or shorter than king-size
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