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Definition of "man-sized" [man-sized]

  • Informal Very large: a man-sized piece of pie. (adjective)
  • Calling for the strength traditionally attributed to a man: a man-sized job. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "man-sized" in a sentence
  • "Even Frankenstein made only a man-sized monster, but we create our own giants."
  • "Anyone see the latest insanity of the NY boy facing suspension for playing with a LEGO man who had a LEGO man-sized plastic rifl"
  • "The employee of the month smiles from the wall, as silent as the man-sized Ronald standing sentry by the counter."