adjective Also o·ver·sized.

  1. of excessive size; unusually large: an oversize cigar.
  2. of a size larger than is necessary or required.


  1. something that is oversize; an oversize article or object.
  2. a size larger than the proper or usual size.

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

adj.1788, past participle adjective from oversize “make too large” (1670s), from over- + size (v.).

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