Definition of king-sized in English:


(also king-size)


  • (especially of a commercial product) of a larger size than the standard; very large.

    ‘a king-sized bed’
    • ‘There were days when Graham awoke in a satisfied mood, surrounded by satin sheets in his king-sized bed with the sun shining merrily through, held from blaring in his eyes by his forest green curtains.’
    • ‘The cells were about the size of a king-size mattress, made of mesh and metal, exposed to the relentless tropical heat, with no air conditioning.’
    • ‘I find out later, when I'm interviewing a farm workers' rights activist, that they went back to a room slightly bigger than a king-sized bed, of a mini-van.’
    • ‘The locals think this is so eccentric that they persuaded the lift company to produce a king-sized all-season lift pass for him, complete with photograph, which is displayed proudly on the wall.’
    • ‘I can't wait to have that monster king-sized bed all to myself.’
    • ‘The room we stayed in had a wonderfully comfortable king-sized bed, while the bathroom boasted a deep roll-top bath - perfect for easing all those aches and strains earned on the hills during the day.’
    • ‘It is an object of the present invention to provide a king-sized mattress having separated head and foot portions.’
    • ‘After a few glasses of wine, we retired to his huge, king-size bed.’
    • ‘A king-sized bed dominates the Tower Suite's top floor, which provides mesmerizing views from bay windows facing three directions.’
    • ‘Though it obviously wasn't Marilyn herself posing for the camera, the king-size bed she chose to lounge on was previously owned by the blonde bombshell.’
    • ‘They all have television and radio, tea and coffee-making facilities, a refrigerator, a safe, king-size beds and air-conditioning.’
    • ‘The best suites have seafront terraces complete with king-size day beds and private rooftop terraces from which to enjoy the sunsets in sybaritic style.’
    • ‘A flotation tank is like a huge bath, about the width and length of a king-size bed.’
    • ‘Our rooms also had wonderful king-size beds, while some offer spa baths.’
    • ‘Against the southern wall was a king-sized canopy bed.’
    • ‘In the past, periods of excess have been followed by king-sized hangovers, and we may be in for some pain this time as well.’
    • ‘They come in a range of sizes, to fit a baby's crib, a king-size family bed, and everything in between.’
    • ‘And it has all the trappings of luxury including a king-size bed, luxurious bathtub in the room and a butler service.’
    • ‘Other than that, there was one king-sized bed with the standard cheap motel floral comforter neatly arranged over it, two bedside lamps, and a television set that sat upon the dresser.’
    • ‘On the right side is a huge bedroom, with a king-sized bed that looks ready for someone to lie on it, as well as a closet and even a quite sizeable bathroom with a shower and everything.’
    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
    View synonyms