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  • adj. Variant of man-sized

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Examples

  • Hugo Glendinning The White Light Festival includes Larbi Cherkaoui's dance work 'Sutra,' which blends hip-hop, martial arts and other styles of movement With "Sutra," Mr. Cherkaoui blends hip-hop, martial arts and other styles of movement around man-size boxes (which look a little like coffins) designed by British artist Antony Gormley.

    Getting Into the Spirit of Song and Dance

  • And a good big axe, man-size, instead of that hatchet you're always complaining about.

    CHAPTER XIII

  • We all would be better off today if GDumbya had just stayed on his fake ranch and Darth Cheney had gotten himself locked in his man-size safe.

    Think Progress » Extreme Tea Parties now making AFP nervous; group distances itself from Oklahoma militia effort.

  • He kissed his hand to her, sipped from his condensed milk can a man-size drink of druggist's alcohol, and to her again kissed her hand.

    THE PRINCESS

  • On a scale of one to 10, exactly how funny is it when you're on the way back from the pub on "Black Eye Friday" before Christmas, to borrow the little plastic baby Jesus in his swaddling clothes from a man-size crib, then have to return him sheepishly in the morning?

    King Of Christmas Lights: Grace Dent's TV OD

  • Why do hotels put only “man-size” hangers in the closets?

    What's Your Problem?

  • Mohammad Moqim watches in despair as his men struggle with their AK-47 automatic rifles, doing their best to hit man-size targets 50 meters away.

    The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight

  • At his most Carrey-esque, he is always trapped mid-metamorphosis, wrestling visibly with the sort of transformative inner pressure that in another context would produce a superhero — or a man-size cockroach.

    The Existential Clown

  • They were literally stick figures, man-size with square blocks for heads and branches for ribs that curved tightly around what looked like beating human hearts.

    Bleeding Violet

  • Aurangzeb had sealed all the entrances to the fort except for one, and left only a man-size opening in that one.

    Shadow Princess

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