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Of ample size; fairly large.‘a good-sized garden’
large, sizeable, of considerable size, substantial, considerable, great, huge, immense, enormous, extensive, colossal, massive, mammoth, vast, prodigious, tremendous, gigantic, giant, monumental, mighty, stupendous, gargantuan, elephantine, titanic, epic, mountainous, megalithic, monstrous, brobdingnagianView synonyms
- ‘The potential to convert the attic as well as ample parking and a good-sized back garden adds to its appeal.’
- ‘It was a good-sized building; I heard a lot of the students actually live there so it would be of a good size.’
- ‘Out back they have a good-sized vegetable garden, and a small flower garden.’
- ‘Lily bulbs are quite large and will need a good-sized pot for best results.’
- ‘The living room had a good-sized TV, with a computer and bookshelf in the back.’
- ‘A good-sized group of supporters made the journey south and made their presence felt at different stages of the game.’
- ‘When the flash had dissipated, Cecil saw a small indent about the size of a good-sized door in the wall of darkness.’
- ‘To starboard there is a good-sized galley and adequate navigation station.’
- ‘Walking through a set of French doors, you came into this small room with a good-sized table in the middle.’
- ‘There would be plenty of room for the new owners to extend while still retaining a good-sized rear garden.’
- ‘Most of the townhouses at Eastham Court are laid out in small courtyards, with most having good-sized back gardens.’
- ‘Pulling out one of the base cabinets, Rylie and I found a good-sized pile of dog food under there.’
- ‘There was also a good-sized wooden packing crate and other smaller boxes.’
- ‘The west-facing rear garden has a good-sized lawn with numerous trees and shrubs.’
- ‘Under the sink she found a fairly good-sized bucket and filled it with warm water.’
- ‘It was obvious that to produce an effective show, a good-sized group rather than a single plant was needed.’
- ‘There is side access to the south-facing back garden which has a good-sized lawn and a patio area.’
- ‘You have enough male and female crew members to start a good-sized outpost.’
- ‘It stands in a good-sized plot of land, with gardens to the front enclosed by hedges and a wall.’
- ‘I took over a good-sized firearm retail store three months ago and have run into a lot of shoddy products.’
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