Definition of Man-sized

1. Adjective. Calling for the strength of a man. "A man-sized job"

Similar to: Manful, Manlike, Manly



2. Adjective. Very large; appropriate to the size of a man. "A man-sized piece of cake"
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Big, Large

Definition of Man-sized

1. Adjective. Of a size suitable for a man; larger than normal ¹

2. Adjective. That needs manly attributes, such as strength or endurance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Man-sized

man-month
man-months
man-o'-war
man-o'-war suit
man-o-war
man-of-letters
man-of-the-earth
man-of-war
man-of-war bird
man-on-a-horse
man-portable
man-pussies
man-size
man-sized (current term)
man-stealer
man-stealers
man-tiger
man-tigers
man-to-man
man-to-man defense
man-witch
man-year
man-years
man Friday
man about town
man alive

Literary usage of Man-sized

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1. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1885)
"A line of this description of " man-sized " sewer passes down Parliament ... In my sanitary report of 1843 I described these " man-sized" sewers as the ..."

2. On the Evils of Disunity in Central and Local Administration, Especially by Edwin Chadwick (1885)
"A line of this description of ' man- sized' sewer passes down Parliament ... In my sanitary report of 1843 I described these ' man-sized' sewers as the ..."

3. Manual Training Magazine (1914)
"The youngster should rather be given the chance to work out some man-sized conception of his own that is to fill some man- sized need in his community. ..."

4. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis (1920)
"Say, my Lord, this is living, to come back and get into a regular man-sized pair of pants. They can talk all they want to about the city, but my idea of a ..."

5. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"To promote agriculture in Alberta, then, is a man-sized job. So, then, cometh Duncan Marshall, Minister of Agriculture for the province of Alberta; ..."

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