Definitions

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  • adj. something very big, large.

Etymologies

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From extra- + large.

Examples

  • Splurge on a small serving of fast-food fries, not the extralarge.

    The Small Change Diet

  • Intended Result: An extralarge, self-seasoning escargot

    Recombinant DNA?

  • Funny, I don't remember seeing those polls flogged on the homepage in extralarge type.

    AP Poll: Hillary Doing Better Than Obama Against McCain -- Among Independents

  • Forfeiting your $3.75 custom-brewed, extralarge, nonfat, no-foam latte every day for a year saves you more than $1,300.

    Enough Already

  • Moms and dads in stone-washed jeans and extralarge T-shirts passed out juice boxes to toddlers.

    Rapture Ready!

  • For extralarge or three-dimensional projects, take a photo or two and put those in the binder.

    The Toddler's Busy Book

  • The top managers and administrators have extralarge corner offices on the top floor, custom-made desks, large leather desk chairs, carpeting, coffee tables, couches, and special parking spaces for their cars; first-line supervisors have small offices in the basement with wooden desks and chairs, and park in the lot wherever they can Barnard, 1952.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • Sam and I watched as Hope squeezed her extralarge breasts into the Mini Cooper and tore out of the parking lot.

    The Devil’s in the Diva

  • In response, Christopher Chippindale, curator of the University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, commented, “Is there truth after all in the many stories from many lands of other humans, extralarge or extrasmall, living in the mountains or the forests, which have been dismissed as myths and fantasies?”

    Born to Believe

  • Some people manage to have even fewer, but longer, laundry days by stocking extralarge quantities of clothes and linens, a satisfactory procedure so long as proper stain-removal procedures and pretreatments are used on stored soiled clothes.

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