Definition of good-sized in US English:



  • Of ample size; fairly large.

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