man-sized or man-size [man-sahyzd] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Informal.
- large; big; generous: a man-sized sandwich.
- formidable: a man-sized undertaking.
Origin of man-sized First recorded in 1910–15 Examples from the Web for man-sized Historical Examples of man-sized
He thought himself into a man-sized headache and found no answers.
“This promises to be a man-sized blizzard,” Louise observed uneasily.
Mildred A. Wirt
If you had a man-sized trouble, there might be some excuse for you.
Sir James M. Barrie
You’ve showed you’re man-sized several ways since you been in The Corner.
The man-sized drink, taken on a totally empty stomach, almost nauseated him.
William Nelson Taft
British Dictionary definitions for man-sized man-sized adjective
- of a size appropriate for or convenient for a man
- informal big; large