man-sized man-sized

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) calling for the strength of a man
  2. (adj) very large; appropriate to the size of a man

Usage(s):

  1. At noon, after a man-sized breakfast of tea, porridge, bacon eggs, he set out for his place of business, the publishing firm of Faber Faber, in Bloomsbury.
  2. In his own lifetime Lawrence's fame has grown until his world-wide shadow is more than man-sized.
  3. Now 47, Bert Couzens has lately been doing some serious training 50-mile strolls three times a weekfor a man-sized walk.

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  1. "He's a kid. But he gets man-sized rebounds," Johnson said of Favors. "If we can get him 10 more pounds of muscle - especially in the chest area - and he gets to understand the NBA game better, this kid can do what (Kevin) Garnett and what...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Avery Johnson Source: The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

  2. "I think 'Man-Sized Wreath' might not have been on the record if we hadn't played it" at the concerts, Mills says of the experience. "We hadn't thought it was that good a song and, in that sense, the crowd reaction was very helpful and it...
    on May 20, 2008 By: Mike Mills Source: 680 News

  3. Mr Robinson commented on his blog: "A man-sized fly may just have distracted you if you were watching last night's 10 o'clock news. Thanks to those who've said I was incredibly calm. In truth, I had no idea he was there at all. If I had I would have...
    on Dec 16, 2008 By: Nick Robinson Source: Your Local Guardian

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