queen-size or queen-sized [kween-sahyz] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- (of a bed) larger than a double bed, but smaller than king-size, usually 60 inches (152 cm) wide and 80 inches (203 cm) 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.
Comparefor defs 1–3; , for defs 1, 2. Origin of queen-size First recorded in 1955–60; by analogy with Examples from the Web for queen-size Contemporary Examples of queen-size
The Lunar Bed holds a queen-size mattress resting on a six-foot-tall platform with an enclosed dome glass ceiling.
September 6, 2011
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