Definition of plus-size adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    plus-size

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈplʌs saɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈplʌs saɪz//
     
    (also plus-sized
    BrE BrE//ˈplʌs saɪzd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈplʌs saɪzd//
     
    )
    [usually before noun]
     
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  1. 1(of women's clothes) designed to fit larger women plus-size clothing/fashions It is estimated that the plus-size womenswear market has grown by almost 50 per cent in the last five years.
  2. 2(of a woman) large or fat It is not polite to call somebody fat. Plus-size is a polite and positive word to describe larger women. They do a great clothing line for plus-size women and teens. plus-size models

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