from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An extra large or oversize clothing size, especially one for women's or children's clothing.
- n. A garment of such a size.
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- adj. Designed to fit an overweight person.
- adj. Overweight.
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An examination of a recording of the episode attended by Kauffman showed that it opened with a sweeping camera shot that included a cross-section of audience members, including some who could be characterized as plus-size.
Perfectly timed, in the midst of current news in the media, this panel discussion addresses the current state of the plus-size community and the significance of Full Figured Fashion Weekâ¢.
Perfectly timed, in the midst of current news in the media, this panel discussion addresses the current state of the plus-size community and the significance of Full Figured Fashion Week™.
It is better for a girl to "risk her life dieting than be sub-par by being a plus-size."
But instead of that “roll over and have a cigarette” feeling of satisfaction, it was more like I wanted to be put on a respirator and covered gently with a plus-size morphine patch.
•In Fox's More to Love (9 ET/PT), a Bachelor retread, a 300-pound former football star chooses among 20 plus-size bachelorettes.
I really didn't want to go to the plus-size section, but did -- only to find separates.
Reluctantly, I headed back to the plus-size section and purchased a metallic silver jacket.
The "plus-size model" replaced supermodel Amber Valletta with a series of colorful ads that remind us of her Gaultier pics lean back, pile on the accessories, forget to wear bottoms.
Kasia is cautioned by Tyra that being a "fiercely real" plus-size model is as difficult as being black in the modeling world - so she needs to step up her game every time to get the same treatment the others get.