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  • adj. Alternative spelling of good-sized.


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  • So as they passed each landmark, Loaf would offer his opinion of the place—You never buy your sheets from the weavers in that town, they make them all too small to tuck in tight on a goodsized bed.


  • She returned home with a goodsized steak, which should have been enough to satisfy my grandfather and feed some of her hungry brood.

    This Family of Mine

  • Near the end of May, the sand cherry (Cerasus pumila) adorned the sides of the path with its delicate flowers arranged in umbels cylindrically about its short stems, which last, in the fall, weighed down with goodsized and handsome cherries, fell over in wreaths like rays on every side.


  • The eyes in which a tear and a smile strove ever for the mastery were of the dimensions of a goodsized cauliflower.


  • For he who is worthy of little and thinks himself worthy of little is temperate, but not proud; for pride implies greatness, as beauty implies a goodsized body, and little people may be neat and well-proportioned but cannot be beautiful.

    The Nicomachean Ethics

  • After unloading their tools in the hall, they split up, doing their best not to trip over each other—it was actually a goodsized bedroom, but with six of them working there, the space seemed impossibly cramped.

    Sin City

  • The room was really cramped, no place for two goodsized, grown-up men to be.

    Along Came a Spider

  • When the last hank lay upon the ground there stretched out behind them a trail of fur sufficient to fill a couple of goodsized mattresses.

    The Time of the Transference

  • But I was able to jerk from their rooting two goodsized plants.

    The Zero Stone

  • Five potatoes you sent in for lunch -- goodsized ones too.

    4.50 From Paddington


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