life-size life-size

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being of the same size as an original

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. That would describe Basquiat's graffiti-derived gestures and Koons' life-size renditions of Michael Jackson and the Pink Panther.
  2. A keen sculptor, he began to shape life-size figures out of silicone.
  3. It makes him more like one of us: life-size, even vulnerable.

News

  1. Davy Jones' 4 daughters in bed race lineup

    BEAVERTOWN — Fans of Davy Jones, along with his four surviving daughters, are expected to trek to this small community Saturday for the unveiling of a life-size statue of the late Monkees lead singer, followed by a bed race at the Beaver Springs Dragway.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Daily Item

  2. As the weird turns: Reality TV show finds home in Kessler Mansion

    New owner's venture for the funky house is an unusual blend of summer camp and business seminar with a distinctly nerdy feel. VentureCamp, a first-of-its-kind boot camp for aspiring tech entrepreneurs, finds the campers milling by the swimming pool among life-size, concrete statues.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Indianapolis Star

  3. Stunning Life-Size Photos Capture Close Encounters With Whales

    Few people are lucky enough to have had a quiet underwater encounter with a whale. For the rest of us, there are photos like these: Life-size composites of sperm, humpback and minke whales, captured from less than 6 feet away. ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Wired News

Quotes

  1. Slayer star Kerry King says, "As a life-size pinball player, this looks so awesome. It looks really fun and entertaining, with a shot of evil, and it could definitely keep me up all night with a few shots for myself."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Kerry King Source: Post Chronicle

  2. "Oh, there's a whole crazy campaign that is going to ......," Abrams said, trailing off. "It's insane. We have a life-size Enterprise, but I'm not allowed to talk about it."
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: JJ Abrams Source: Washington Post

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